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(Illustration for Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám) Omar's Horoscope

1883-1884 Elihu Vedder Born: New York, New York 1836 Died: Rome, Italy 1923 chalk, pencil, watercolor and ink on paper sheet: 18 5/8 x 14 1/4 in. (47.4 x 36.2 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase and gift from Elizabeth W. Henderson in memory of her husband Francis Tracy Henderson 1978.108.19 Not currently on view


Keywords

Allegory

Dress - historic - classical dress

Figure group - female

Figure male - head

Literature - Khayyam, Omar - Rubaiyat

drawing

crayon - chalk

ink

paint - watercolor

pencil

paper