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Monday, July 14, 2008

Mehmet Esad Yesari [b.?-d.1798], page of nasta`liq calligraphy

Lines of nasta`liq script written diagonally in black ink, 22.00 x 13.50 cm. dated AH 1170 (1756), Signed Mehmet Esad Yesari


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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