Calligraphist (B. 1642,
He started to work on Şeyh Hamdullah’s works. He tried to imitate
his Koran, which was kept in the Palace, and managed to gain skills. He went to
Hâfız Burhan continuously produced during his forty years active art life, and twenty five Korans, many pieces of Koran, stanzas, drafts and collages he produced are kept by various museums, libraries and private collections. He is also known to have produced the first ornamented plate using one-third and naskh calligraphy. Yedikuleli Seyit Abdullah, Ambarizade Derviş Ali, Ahmed III, Hasan Üsküdari, Bursalı Mehmet, Yusuf Mecdi, Yusuf-ı Rumi and Derviş Mehmet Kevkeb can be mentioned among his famous students.
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