Husayn Fayzi was a calligrapher born in Istanbul where he studied and later taught calligraphy. He was celebrated for his mastery in various scripts of Islamic calligraphy. The precision of his nasta‘liq can be seen in the present work. Mustaqimzade Sulayman Saaduddin Effendi in his Tuhfa-i Khattatin records that he was still alive in 1729 AD.
In good condition, each with minor smudges and scratches, minor stains, the frame with minor dents, as viewed. "In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."