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(Illustration for Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám) Pardon Giving and Pardon Imploring Hands

1883-1884 Elihu Vedder Born: New York, New York 1836 Died: Rome, Italy 1923 chalk, pencil, ink and watercolor on paper sheet: 17 3/4 x 13 1/4 in. (45.2 x 33.7 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase and gift from Elizabeth W. Henderson in memory of her husband Francis Tracy Henderson 1978.108.44 Not currently on view


Keywords

Allegory - quality - charity

Allegory - religion - salvation

Figure - fragment - hand

Literature - Khayyam, Omar - Rubaiyat

drawing

crayon - chalk

ink

paint - watercolor

pencil

paper