Persian Calligraphy

Imam Verdi1854

Lahore Museum

Lahore Museum
Lahore, Pakistan

This calligraphy was scribed by Imam Verdi in 1854 AC in Nastaliq script and in Persian Language.
Imam Verdi was the founder of the Lahore School of Calligraphy. He migrated from Kabul to Lahore. He lead the renaissance of the nasta’liq script.

Nastaliq script is a combination of Naskh and Taliq scripts and was prroduced by Mir Ali Tabrezi. It is fully cursive and very elegant. This script quickly became very popular in Iran, Turkey, Central Asia, Afghanistan and the Indian Sub-continent.

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  • Title: Persian Calligraphy
  • Creator: Imam Verdi
  • Date Created: 1854
  • Physical Location: Lahore Museum, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Physical Dimensions: 34.5 x 22.8 cm
  • Original Language: Persian
  • Rights: Lahore Museum, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Medium: Ink and Pigments on paper