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The Sun God

Artist:
Elihu Vedder, born New York City 1836-died Rome, Italy 1923  Search this
Medium:
cast iron
Dimensions:
part A: 30 3/4 x 14 5/8 x 1 1/8 in. (78.1 x 37.2 x 2.9 cm) part B: 31 1/8 x 23 1/2 x 1 1/8 in. (79.1 x 59.6 x 2.7 cm) part C: 30 3/4 x 14 5/8 x 1 1/8 in. (78.1 x 37 x 3 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
modeled 1882
Topic:
Figure female\head  Search this
Object\furniture\screen  Search this
Object\flower\sunflower  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1991.107A-C
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
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Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2nd Floor, East Wing
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The Cup of Death

Artist:
Elihu Vedder, born New York City 1836-died Rome, Italy 1923  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
44 7/8 x 22 1/2 in. (113.9 x 57.0 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1885 and 1911
Topic:
Landscape\celestial\moon  Search this
Landscape\time\night  Search this
Allegory\death  Search this
Fantasy\winged being  Search this
Literature\Khayyam, Omar\Rubaiyat  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of William T. Evans
Object number:
1912.3.3
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edanmdm:saam_1912.3.3

Muse of Tragedy

Artist:
Elihu Vedder, born New York City 1836-died Rome, Italy 1923  Search this
Medium:
pastel
Dimensions:
sight 15 1/4 x 9 1/4 in. (38.7 x 23.5 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1899
Topic:
Figure female  Search this
State of being\mood\meditation  Search this
Landscape\mountain  Search this
Allegory\arts and sciences\drama  Search this
Mythology\classical\muse  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of John Gellatly
Object number:
1929.6.156
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The Muse of Tragedy

Artist:
Elihu Vedder, born New York City 1836-died Rome, Italy 1923  Search this
Medium:
pastel
Type:
Drawing
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of John Gellatly
Object number:
1929.8.595
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Monks on the Appian Way

Artist:
Elihu Vedder, born New York City 1836-died Rome, Italy 1923  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas mounted on paperboard
Dimensions:
3 1/4 x 5 in. (8.3 x 12.7 cm) irregular
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1865
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Landscape\Italy  Search this
Occupation\religion\monk  Search this
Landscape\road\Appian Way  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Eleanor Kotz Savorgnan
Object number:
1976.29.1
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Volterra

Artist:
Elihu Vedder, born New York City 1836-died Rome, Italy 1923  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas mounted on canvas
Dimensions:
12 1/4 x 25 1/2 in. (31.1 x 64.9 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1860
Topic:
Landscape\mountain  Search this
Landscape\Italy\Volterra  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1977.105
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(Illustration for Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám) Cover

Artist:
Elihu Vedder, born New York City 1836-died Rome, Italy 1923  Search this
Medium:
chalk, pencil and watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 15 3/8 x 11 3/4 in. (38.9 x 29.8 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1883-1884
Topic:
Landscape\celestial\star  Search this
Literature\Khayyam, Omar\Rubaiyat  Search this
Object\foliage  Search this
Object\other\dish  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase and gift from Elizabeth W. Henderson in memory of her husband Francis Tracy Henderson
Object number:
1978.108.1
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Department:
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(Illustration for Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám) The Song in the Wilderness

Artist:
Elihu Vedder, born New York City 1836-died Rome, Italy 1923  Search this
Medium:
chalk, pencil, ink and watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 17 5/8 x 13 1/4 in. (44.8 x 33.6 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1883-1884
Topic:
Figure female\full length  Search this
Performing arts\music\lute  Search this
Literature\Khayyam, Omar\Rubaiyat  Search this
Landscape\plant\flower  Search this
Object\other\container  Search this
Object\musical instrument\lute  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase and gift from Elizabeth W. Henderson in memory of her husband Francis Tracy Henderson
Object number:
1978.108.10
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(Illustration for Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám) The Blowing Rose

Artist:
Elihu Vedder, born New York City 1836-died Rome, Italy 1923  Search this
Medium:
chalk, pencil, ink and watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 17 1/2 x 13 3/8 in. (44.5 x 33.9 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1883-1884
Topic:
Figure\fragment\skull  Search this
Allegory\life  Search this
Figure female\full length  Search this
Allegory\quality\vanity  Search this
Literature\Khayyam, Omar\Rubaiyat  Search this
Landscape\plant\rose  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase and gift from Elizabeth W. Henderson in memory of her husband Francis Tracy Henderson
Object number:
1978.108.11
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(Illustration for Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám) Courts of Jamshyd

Artist:
Elihu Vedder, born New York City 1836-died Rome, Italy 1923  Search this
Medium:
chalk, pencil, ink and watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 14 x 10 5/8 in. (35.5 x 27.1 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1883-1884
Topic:
Animal\lion  Search this
Allegory\death\sleep  Search this
Animal\reptile\lizard  Search this
Literature\Khayyam, Omar\Rubaiyat  Search this
Architecture Exterior\ruins  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase and gift from Elizabeth W. Henderson in memory of her husband Francis Tracy Henderson
Object number:
1978.108.12
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(Illustration for Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám) The River-Lip

Artist:
Elihu Vedder, born New York City 1836-died Rome, Italy 1923  Search this
Medium:
chalk, pencil, ink and watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 18 3/4 x 14 1/2 in. (47.5 x 36.8 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1883-1884
Topic:
Landscape\river  Search this
Figure female\full length  Search this
Literature\Khayyam, Omar\Rubaiyat  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase and gift from Elizabeth W. Henderson in memory of her husband Francis Tracy Henderson
Object number:
1978.108.13
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(Illustration for Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám) The Long Rest

Artist:
Elihu Vedder, born New York City 1836-died Rome, Italy 1923  Search this
Medium:
chalk and pencil on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 12 3/4 x 9 5/8 in. (32.3 x 24.3 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1883-1884
Topic:
Figure female\nude  Search this
Allegory\life  Search this
Figure female\full length  Search this
Monument\tomb  Search this
Allegory\quality\vanity  Search this
Literature\Khayyam, Omar\Rubaiyat  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase and gift from Elizabeth W. Henderson in memory of her husband Francis Tracy Henderson
Object number:
1978.108.14
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(Illustration for Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám) Theology

Artist:
Elihu Vedder, born New York City 1836-died Rome, Italy 1923  Search this
Medium:
chalk, pencil and ink on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 17 1/2 x 13 1/2 in. (44.5 x 34.2 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1883-1884
Topic:
Figure\fragment\skull  Search this
Allegory\life  Search this
Allegory\quality\vanity  Search this
Literature\Khayyam, Omar\Rubaiyat  Search this
Object\written matter\book  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase and gift from Elizabeth W. Henderson in memory of her husband Francis Tracy Henderson
Object number:
1978.108.15
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(Illustration for Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám) Whence and Whither?

Artist:
Elihu Vedder, born New York City 1836-died Rome, Italy 1923  Search this
Medium:
chalk, pencil, ink and watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 17 1/2 x 13 1/2 in. (44.5 x 34.2 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1883-1884
Topic:
Figure group\female  Search this
Figure female\nude  Search this
Literature\Khayyam, Omar\Rubaiyat  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase and gift from Elizabeth W. Henderson in memory of her husband Francis Tracy Henderson
Object number:
1978.108.16
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(Illustration for Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám) The Cup of Despair

Artist:
Elihu Vedder, born New York City 1836-died Rome, Italy 1923  Search this
Medium:
chalk, pencil, watercolor and ink on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 13 1/8 x 10 in. (33.3 x 25.5 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1883-1884
Topic:
Allegory\life  Search this
Literature\Khayyam, Omar\Rubaiyat  Search this
Object\other\dish  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase and gift from Elizabeth W. Henderson in memory of her husband Francis Tracy Henderson
Object number:
1978.108.17
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Department:
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(Illustration for Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám) The Vain Pursuit

Artist:
Elihu Vedder, born New York City 1836-died Rome, Italy 1923  Search this
Medium:
chalk, pencil, ink and watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 19 1/8 x 14 3/4 in. (48.5 x 37.4 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1883-1884
Topic:
Figure male\waist length  Search this
Literature\Khayyam, Omar\Rubaiyat  Search this
Object\foliage  Search this
Occupation\occult\alchemist  Search this
Architecture Interior\science\laboratory  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase and gift from Elizabeth W. Henderson in memory of her husband Francis Tracy Henderson
Object number:
1978.108.18
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edanmdm:saam_1978.108.18

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

Artist:
Elihu Vedder, born New York City 1836-died Rome, Italy 1923  Search this
Medium:
chalk, pencil, watercolor and ink on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 18 5/8 x 14 1/4 in. (47.4 x 36.2 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1883-1884
Topic:
Figure group\female  Search this
Allegory  Search this
Dress\historic\classical dress  Search this
Recreation\dancing  Search this
Figure male\head  Search this
Literature\Khayyam, Omar\Rubaiyat  Search this
Object\foliage\grapevine  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase and gift from Elizabeth W. Henderson in memory of her husband Francis Tracy Henderson
Object number:
1978.108.19
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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edanmdm:saam_1978.108.19

(Illustration for Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám) Lining Paper

Artist:
Elihu Vedder, born New York City 1836-died Rome, Italy 1923  Search this
Medium:
chalk, pencil and ink on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 12 3/4 x 10 7/8 in. (32.5 x 27.5 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1883-1884
Topic:
Object\foliage\grapevine  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase and gift from Elizabeth W. Henderson in memory of her husband Francis Tracy Henderson
Object number:
1978.108.2
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Department:
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edanmdm:saam_1978.108.2

(Illustration for Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám) Vain Questioning

Artist:
Elihu Vedder, born New York City 1836-died Rome, Italy 1923  Search this
Medium:
chalk, pencil, ink and watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 16 1/4 x 12 1/2 in. (41.4 x 31.7 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1883-1884
Topic:
Figure male\waist length  Search this
Literature\Khayyam, Omar\Rubaiyat  Search this
Architecture Interior\detail\window  Search this
Object\written matter\book  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase and gift from Elizabeth W. Henderson in memory of her husband Francis Tracy Henderson
Object number:
1978.108.20
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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edanmdm:saam_1978.108.20

(Illustration for Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám) The Throne of Saturn

Artist:
Elihu Vedder, born New York City 1836-died Rome, Italy 1923  Search this
Medium:
chalk, pencil, ink and watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 17 7/8 x 13 3/8 in. (45.4 x 34.1 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1883-1884
Topic:
Fantasy\winged being  Search this
Literature\Khayyam, Omar\Rubaiyat  Search this
Landscape\celestial\planet  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase and gift from Elizabeth W. Henderson in memory of her husband Francis Tracy Henderson
Object number:
1978.108.21
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Graphic Arts
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edanmdm:saam_1978.108.21

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