(Illustration for Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám) The Song in the Wilderness

  • Elihu Vedder, (Illustration for Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám) The Song in the Wilderness, 1883-1884, chalk, pencil, ink and watercolor on paper, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase and gift from Elizabeth W. Henderson in memory of her husband Francis Tracy Henderson, 1978.108.10

Title
(Illustration for Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám) The Song in the Wilderness
Artist
Date
1883-1884
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
sheet: 17 5/8 x 13 1/4 in. (44.8 x 33.6 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, ink and watercolor on paper
Classifications
Keywords
  • Figure female – full length
  • Performing arts – music – lute
  • Literature – Khayyam, Omar – Rubaiyat
  • Object – written matter
  • Object – other – container
  • Landscape – plant – flower
  • Object – musical instrument – lute
Object Number
1978.108.10
Palette
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