Detail View: The AMICA Library: (Illustration for Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám) In the Potter's House

AMICA ID: 
SAAM.1978.108.45
AMICA Library Year: 
2001
Object Type: 
Drawings and Watercolors
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) In the Potter's House
Title Type: 
Title
View: 
Full View
Creation Date: 
1883-1884
Creation Start Date: 
1883
Creation End Date: 
1884
Materials and Techniques: 
chalk, pencil and ink on paper
Dimensions: 
sheet: 17 3/8 x 13 1/2 in. (44.2 x 34.2 cm.)
AMICA Contributor: 
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Owner Location: 
Washington, DC, USA
ID Number: 
1978.108.45
Credit Line: 
Museum purchase and gift from Elizabeth W. Henderson in memory of her husband Francis TracyHenderson
Inscriptions: 
lower left in chalk: V.lower left in pencil: 82/As under cover of departing Day/Slunkhunger-stricken Ramazán away,/Once more within the Potter's house alone/I stood,surrounded by the Shapes of Clay./83/Shapes of all Sorts and Sizes, great & small,/Thatstood along the floor and by the wall;/And some loquacious Vessels were; and some/Listen'dperhaps, but never talk'd at all.mount upper left in pencil: Freddo 1604
Copyright: 
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Rights: 
Related Image Identifier Link: 
SAAM.1978.108.45.tif