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(Illustration for Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám) Cover

1883-1884 Elihu Vedder Born: New York, New York 1836 Died: Rome, Italy 1923 chalk, pencil and watercolor on paper sheet: 15 3/8 x 11 3/4 in. (38.9 x 29.8 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase and gift from Elizabeth W. Henderson in memory of her husband Francis Tracy Henderson 1978.108.1 Not currently on view


Landscape - celestial - star

Literature - Khayyam, Omar - Rubaiyat

Object - foliage

Object - other - dish


crayon - chalk

paint - watercolor