Journal of Ottoman Calligraphy

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Archive for July 14th, 2008

Mehmet Esad Yesari [b.?-d.1798], page of nasta`liq calligraphy

Lines of nasta`liq script written diagonally in black ink, 22.00 x 13.50 cm. dated AH 1170 (1756), Signed Mehmet Esad Yesari

Provenance

Formerly in the Sevket Rado Collection
sold Spring 2008 at auction in Istanbul

Literature and References

Rado, S. (1983). Türk Hattatlari: XV. yüzyildan günümüze kadar gelmis ünlü hattatlarin hayatlari ve yazilarindan örnekler. Istanbul: Yayin Matbaacilik Ticaret.

Photography/ Text © Portakal Sanat ve Kültür Evi

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July 14, 2008 at 9:43 am

Abdürresid [b.?-d.1647]

Illuminated page, diagonally written text in black ink, 27.00 x 16.00 cm, undated, signed Abdurresid

Provenance

Formerly in the Sevket Rado Collection
sold Spring 2008 at auction in Istanbul

Literature and References

Rado, S. (1983). Türk Hattatlari: XV. yüzyildan günümüze kadar gelmis ünlü hattatlarin hayatlari ve yazilarindan örnekler. Istanbul: Yayin Matbaacilik Ticaret.

Photography/ Text © Portakal Sanat ve Kültür Evi Antik A.S.Sotheby´s

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July 14, 2008 at 9:27 am

Hamid Aytac [b.1891-d.1982]

Illuminated page, written diagonally with black ink, 28.50 x 19.50 cm, datedAH 1355 (1936), signed Hamid Aytac

Provenance

Formerly in the Sevket Rado Collection
sold Spring 2008 at auction in Istanbul

Literature and References

Rado, S. (1983). Türk Hattatlari: XV. yüzyildan günümüze kadar gelmisünlü hattatlarin hayatlari ve yazilarindan örnekler. Istanbul: Yayiin Matbaacilik Ticaret.

Photography/ Text © Portakal Sanat ve Kültür Evi

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July 14, 2008 at 8:56 am

Mehmed Nazif [b.1846-d.1913]

page,35.00 x 20.50 cm, dated AH 1324 (1906), signed Mehmed Nazif

Provenance

Formerly in the Sevket Rado Collection
sold Spring 2008 at auction in Istanbul

Literature and References

Rado, S. (1983). Türk Hattatlari: XV. yüzyildan günümüze kadar gelmisünlü hattatlarin hayatlari ve yazilarindan örnekler. Istanbul: Yayiin Matbaacilik Ticaret.

Photography/ Text © Portakal Sanat ve Kültür Evi

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July 14, 2008 at 8:52 am

Seyyid Dervis Salih Recai Efendi [18th Century]

Hilya ( which embodies the Prophet’s moral, behavioral, and spiritual qualities as well as physical appearance) of the Prophet Muhammad, 60 x 42 cm, dated AH. 1211(1796), signed Seyyid Dervis Salih Recai Efendi

Photography/ Text © Antik A.S.

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July 14, 2008 at 8:41 am

Esseyid Mehmet Ferit Nakshibandi [19th Century]

Hilya ( which embodies the Prophet’s moral, behavioral, and spiritual qualities as well as physical appearance) of the Prophet Muhammad, 57 x 41 cm, dated AH. 1296 (1878), signed Esseyid Mehmet Ferit (Nakshibandi).

Note: this work is a Icazet (the Icazet as a diploma was awarded by the teacher to a student of calligraphy after examination of a piece of calligraphy written by the student in the presence of a his/her teacher or teachers, like this example which is signed by the several teachers of the calligrapher Mehmet Ferit. (Teachers who signed this work: El Hac Hafız Halil, Esseyid Hafız Mustafa Nureddin, El Hac İsmail Rıfat Rufai, Esseyid Mehmed Arif)

Photography/ Text © Antik A.S.

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July 14, 2008 at 8:19 am

Hasan Rıza [b.1849 – d.1920]

Hilya ( which embodies the Prophet’s moral, behavioral, and spiritual qualities as well as physical appearance of the Prophet Muhammad), 58 x 40.5 cm,dated AH. 1323 (1905), signed Hasan Rıza

Photography/ Text © Antik A.S.

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Written by calligrapher

July 14, 2008 at 8:12 am