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(Illustration for Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám) The Awakening

1883-1884 Elihu Vedder Born: New York, New York 1836 Died: Rome, Italy 1923 chalk, pencil, ink and watercolor on paper sheet: 19 3/4 x 14 3/4 in. (50.3 x 37.4 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase and gift from Elizabeth W. Henderson in memory of her husband Francis Tracy Henderson 1978.108.7 Not currently on view


Keywords

Allegory - life

Figure female - full length

Literature - Khayyam, Omar - Rubaiyat

Object - written matter

Religion - angel

drawing

crayon - chalk

ink

paint - watercolor

pencil

paper