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MIR SAYYID ALI - Illuminator, poet

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MIR SAYYID ALI - Illuminator, poet

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Persian, 16th century, male.

Active in Tabriz, under the reign of Mughal emperor Humayun (1530-1556).

Illuminator, poet.

Persian School.

Mir Sayyid Ali was the son of the painter Mir Musavvir and a founder of the Akbar School in India. In his youth, he was an apprentice of the great Persian master Bihzad in Tabriz. After working on the staff of Shah Tahmasp, he went to Kabul in 1550 and

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