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(Illustration for Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám) The Cup of Love

1883-1884 Elihu Vedder Born: New York, New York 1836 Died: Rome, Italy 1923 chalk and pencil on paper sheet: 17 3/4 x 13 1/4 in. (45.0 x 33.6 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase and gift from Elizabeth W. Henderson in memory of her husband Francis Tracy Henderson 1978.108.24 Not currently on view


Allegory - life

Figure group

Literature - Khayyam, Omar - Rubaiyat

Object - written matter - poem


crayon - chalk