Shams Al-Baysunghuri was active/lived in India. Shams AlBaysunghuri is known for calligraphy, monument inscriptions.
Biography Shams Al-Baysunghuri
Shams al-Baysunghuri (d.1446)
Shams al-Din Muhammad al-Harawi, better known as Shams al-Baysunghuri, was the esteemed companion and calligraphy tutor of the Timurid prince Baysunghur Mirza (d. 1433). He was a pupil of Ma'ruf al-Baghdadi and became master of all the classic hands as well as nasta'liq.
Due to his mastery in thuluth, a script variety of Islamic calligraphy, he was entrusted with producing the monumental inscriptions at the Mashhad Shrine. His close association with Baysunghur at the Timurid court earned him his sobriquets "al-Baysunghuri" and "al-Sultani".
The calligrapher's name is included in the list of artists (arzadasht) working in the Timurid court atelier during the reign of Baysunghur Mirza (W.M. Th
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