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(Illustration for Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam) Limitation

1883-1884 Elihu Vedder Born: New York, New York 1836 Died: Rome, Italy 1923 chalk, pencil and watercolor on paper sheet: 13 1/4 x 10 1/2 in. (33.8 x 26.6 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase and gift from Elizabeth W. Henderson in memory of her husband Francis Tracy Henderson 1978.108.38 Not currently on view


Keywords

Animal - bird - eagle

Landscape - celestial - star

Landscape - rocks

Landscape - time - night

Literature - Khayyam, Omar - Rubaiyat

drawing

crayon - chalk

paint - watercolor

pencil

paper