Journal of Ottoman Calligraphy

Lectures & Editorials on Calligraphy

ZUHDI: lsmail Zühdi” (d. 1806)

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mail Zühdi was a native of Unye and the elder brother of the calligrapher Mustafa Rakim. He learned Thuluth and Naskhi from Ahmet Hifzi Effendi of Fethiye, from whom he received his icazet. He was appointee Court tutor in calligraphy and trained a large number of pupis, the most distinguished of these being his own brother Mustafa Rakim.He died in 1221 H. and was buried in the cemetery at Eyup.

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March 25, 2007 at 5:36 am

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