(Illustration for Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám) The Cup of Death

  • Elihu Vedder, (Illustration for Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám) The Cup of Death, 1883-1884, chalk, pencil and ink on paper, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase and gift from Elizabeth W. Henderson in memory of her husband Francis Tracy Henderson, 1978.108.25

Title
(Illustration for Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám) The Cup of Death
Artist
Date
1883-1884
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
sheet: 19 3/8 x 14 7/8 in. (49.1 x 37.7 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Museum purchase and gift from Elizabeth W. Henderson in memory of her husband Francis Tracy Henderson

Mediums
Mediums Description
chalk, pencil and ink on paper
Classifications
Keywords
  • Dress – historic – classical dress
  • Figure group
  • Literature – Khayyam, Omar – Rubaiyat
  • Figure female – full length
  • Object – other – dish
  • State of being – other – sleep
  • Allegory – death
  • Religion – angel
Object Number
1978.108.25
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Linked Open Data
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