Elihu Vedder / (Illustration for Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám) Death's Review / 1883Elihu Vedder
(Illustration for Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám) Death's Review

View Larger Image

View Full Catalog Record Below

This image is one of over 108,000 from the AMICA Library (formerly The Art Museum Image Consortium Library- The AMICO Library™), a growing online collection of high-quality, digital art images from over 20 museums around the world. www.davidrumsey.com/amica offers subscriptions to this collection, the finest art image database available on the internet. EVERY image has full curatorial text and can be studied in depth by zooming into the smallest details from within the Image Workspace.
Preview the AMICA Library™ Public Collection in Luna Browser Now

  • Cultures and time periods represented range from contemporary art, to ancient Greek, Roman, and Egyptian works.
  • Types of works include paintings, drawings, watercolors, sculptures, costumes, jewelry, furniture, prints, photographs, textiles, decorative art, books and manuscripts.

Gain access to this incredible resource through either a monthly or a yearly subscription and search the entire collection from your desktop, compare multiple images side by side and zoom into the minute details of the images. Visit www.davidrumsey.com/amica for more information on the collection, click on the link below the revolving thumbnail to the right, or email us at amica@luna-img.com .

Creator Name: Vedder, Elihu
Creator Nationality: North American; American
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: 1836 USA-1923 Italy
Creator Name-CRT: Elihu Vedder
Title: (Illustration for Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám) Death's Review
Title Type: Title
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1883
Creation End Date: 1883
Creation Date: 1883
Object Type: Drawings and Watercolors
Materials and Techniques: chalk, pencil, ink and watercolor on paper
Dimensions: sheet: 17 1/2 x 13 1/2 in. (44.6 x 34.4 cm.)
Inscriptions: lower right in chalk and ink: V./1883upper left to center in pencil: 52/And fear notlest Existence closing your/Account, and mine, should know the like no more;/The EternalSaki from that Bowl has pour'd/Millions of Bubbles like us, and will pour./53/When You andI behind the Veil are past,/Oh but the long long while the World shall last,/Which of ourcoming and Departure heeds/As the Seven Seas should heed a pebble cast./54/A Moment's Halt-a momentary taste/Of Being from the Well amid the Waste--./And Lo!--the phantom caravanhas reach'd/The Nothing it set out from--Oh, make haste!mount upper right in pencil:Freddo HO (symbol)
AMICA Contributor: Smithsonian American Art Museum
Owner Location: Washington, DC, USA
ID Number: 1978.108.27
Credit Line: Museum purchase and gift from Elizabeth W. Henderson in memory of her husband Francis TracyHenderson
Copyright: Smithsonian American Art Museum
Rights: http://nmaa-ryder.si.edu/nmaainfo/rights.html
AMICA ID: SAAM.1978.108.27
AMICA Library Year: 2001
Media Metadata Rights: Courtesy of Smithsonian American Art Museum

AMICA PUBLIC RIGHTS: a) Access to the materials is granted for personal and non-commercial use. b) A full educational license for non-commercial use is available from Cartography Associates at www.davidrumsey.com/amica/institution_subscribe.html c) Licensed users may continue their examination of additional materials provided by Cartography Associates, and d) commercial rights are available from the rights holder.

Home | Subscribe | Preview | Benefits | About | Help | Contact
Copyright © 2007 Cartography Associates.
All rights reserved.