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(Illustration for Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám) The Heavenly Potter

1883-1884 Elihu Vedder Born: New York, New York 1836 Died: Rome, Italy 1923 chalk, pencil, ink and watercolor on paper sheet: 13 1/4 x 10 3/8 in. (33.6 x 26.3 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase and gift from Elizabeth W. Henderson in memory of her husband Francis Tracy Henderson 1978.108.23 Not currently on view


Keywords

Literature - Khayyam, Omar - Rubaiyat

Object - written matter - poem

Occupation - craft - potter

Religion - angel

State of being - emotion - sorrow

drawing

crayon - chalk

ink

paint - watercolor

pencil

paper