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(Illustration for Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám) In Memoriam

1883-1884 Elihu Vedder Born: New York, New York 1836 Died: Rome, Italy 1923 chalk, pencil, watercolor, and ink on paper sheet: 20 7/8 x 15 5/8 in. (52.9 x 39.8 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase and gift from Elizabeth W. Henderson in memory of her husband Francis Tracy Henderson 1978.108.53 Not currently on view


Keywords

Allegory - other - memory

Figure female - full length

Landscape - celestial - moon

Literature - Khayyam, Omar - Rubaiyat

Object - written matter - poem

drawing

crayon - chalk

ink

paint - watercolor

pencil

paper