Azhar Tabrizi was a nasta'liq calligrapher who lived in Herat. He held the title Al-Sultani and travelled widely. His recorded works were copied in the cites of Mashhad, Herat, Samarqand and Isfahan and are dated between AH 824 (1421-22 AD) and AH 877 (1472-73 AD) (Mehdi Bayani, Ahval va Asar-e Khosh-Nevisan, Vol. I, Teheran, 1345 sh, pp. 68-74).