Saturday, March 24, 2007
Ismail bin Ali was a native of Istanbul. He received his icazet in Thuluth and Naskhi from Hoca Mehmet Rasim Efendi of Egrikapi. He was also interested in Ta’Iiq script and took lessons from Katipzade Mehmet Refi Efendi. He died in 1164 H. and was buried in the cemetery at Eyup/Istanbul.