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(Illustration for Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám) The Long Rest

1883-1884 Elihu Vedder Born: New York, New York 1836 Died: Rome, Italy 1923 chalk and pencil on paper sheet: 12 3/4 x 9 5/8 in. (32.3 x 24.3 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase and gift from Elizabeth W. Henderson in memory of her husband Francis Tracy Henderson 1978.108.14 Not currently on view


Allegory - life

Allegory - quality - vanity

Figure female - full length

Figure female - nude

Literature - Khayyam, Omar - Rubaiyat

Monument - tomb


crayon - chalk