Album Page

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

written in naskh and shikastah scripts

35.6 x 20.9cm

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.

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.