Introduction to Nasta'līq Calligraphy

With Senior Fellows Pranav Prakash and Megan Robb. Pranav Prakash is Junior Research Fellow at Christ Church College, University of Oxford. Megan Robb is the Julie and Martin Franklin Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Pennsylvania.

The Mughal painter Manohara and the calligrapher Muḥammad Ḥusayn Kashmīrī seated opposite to each other. Folio 128r, Ms. RAS Persian 258, Royal Asiatic Society, London. A copy of Saʿdī’s Gulistan, dating 990 AH/1582-83 CE