Album Page

Location: Iran

Materials: ink, gold and opaque watercolour on paper; mounted on card

Dimensions: 35.6 x 20.9cm

Accession Number: CAL 62

Other Notes:

Although only two of the three pieces that make up this album page bear Ahmad Nayrizi’s signature, they are all his work. They consist of religious texts, prayers, hadiths and Qur’anic verses.


written in naskh and shikastah scripts


N.F. Safwat, The Art of the Pen. Calligraphy of the 14th to 20th Centuries, The Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Islamic Art, volume V, London 1996, cat.160, pp.214 and 216.