Haji Mirza Aqa Imami
(1880 - 1955)
Haji Mirza Aqa Imami was active/lived in Iran, Islamic Republic of. Haji Imami is known for painting.
Biography Haji Mirza Aqa Imami
Haji Mirza Aqa Imami was born in Isfahan in 1880 and spent his youth following his father's profession, studying theology. He left the subject to study art with Sani' Homayun in Tehran, where he learned the art of painting and illumination.
On his return to Isfahan, he taught students such as Husayn Khata'i and Mahmud Farshchiyan. He started the artistic revival of Safavid style in Isfahan, looking in particular at the work of Reza 'Abbasi and Muhammad Shafi'. He died at the age of 75.