Journal of Ottoman Calligraphy

Lectures & Editorials on Calligraphy

Kamil Akdik [b.1861-d.1941]

Quotation by Ali (was the cousin, son-in-law and one of the Ahl al-Bayt, people of the house, of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, reigning over the Rashidun empire from 656 to 661) [20x36cm, dated AH 1348 (1929), signed Kamil Akdik


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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Written by calligrapher

July 19, 2008 at 9:04 pm

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