Rasheed Butt

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Rasheed Butt (born 1944)[1] is one of Pakistan's foremost calligraphers.[2] Active since 1961, he has worked in a number of calligraphic styles, including reproductions of texts from the Qur'an, the hadith, traditional invocations and prayers and poetry.[3][4] He also produces hilya calligraphy.[5][6]


  1. ^ Rayan Khan (July 10, 2011). Rasheed Butt: The life and times of a calligrapher, The Express Tribune
  2. ^ Muhammad Yusuf Abbasi (1992). Pakistani culture: a profile. National Institute of Historical and Cultural Research. p. 352. ISBN 978-969-415-023-9. Retrieved 14 November 2011. 
  3. ^ Stuttgart (Germany). Museum für Länder- und Völkerkunde; Gesellschaft für Erd- und Völkerkunde e.V., Stuttgart; Stuttgart (Germany). Linden-Museum für Völkerkunde; Linden-Museum Stuttgart (2004). Tribus (in German). p. 164. Retrieved 14 November 2011. 
  4. ^ "About". rasheedbutt.com. Retrieved 2011-11-14. 
  5. ^ Annemarie Schimmel. "Rasheed Butt, Calligrapher". rasheedbutt.com. Retrieved 2011-11-14. 
  6. ^ Carl W. Ernst (August 2004). Following Muhammad: Rethinking Islam in the Contemporary World. UNC Press Books. pp. 76–78. ISBN 978-0-8078-5577-5. Retrieved 14 November 2011. 

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