Mir Emad Hassani

Mir Emad Hassani

Mir Emad (born Emad al-Molk Qazvini Hasani (Persian: میرعماد حسنی قزوینی) in 1554 in Qazvin - d. August 15, 1615) is perhaps the most celebrated Persian calligrapher. It is believed that the Nasta'liq style reached its highest elegance in Mir Emad's works. These are amongst the finest specimens of Nasta'liq calligraphy and are kept in several museums in the world.

Read more about Mir Emad Hassani:  Early Life and Education, Rivalry With Ali Reza Abbasi, Death, Works and Legacy

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Mir Emad Hassani - Works and Legacy
... a dissertation on penmanship, is attributed to Mir Emad ... Goharshad, Mir Emad's daughter, was also an adept calligrapher ... So was her husband, Mir Mohammad Ali, and her sons Mir Rashid, Mir Abd al-Razzaq and Mir Yahya ...