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(Illustration for Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám) Frontispiece

1883-1884 Elihu Vedder Born: New York, New York 1836 Died: Rome, Italy 1923 chalk, pencil, ink, and watercolor on paper sheet: 25 1/8 x 18 5/8 in. (63.8 x 47.2 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase and gift from Elizabeth W. Henderson in memory of her husband Francis Tracy Henderson 1978.108.3 Not currently on view


Keywords

Allegory - quality - prudence

Architecture Exterior - detail - wall

Dress - historic - classical dress

Figure group - male

Literature - Khayyam, Omar - Rubaiyat

Object - written matter

drawing

crayon - chalk

ink

paint - watercolor

pencil

paper