Detail View: The AMICA Library: (Illustration for Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám) Youth and Age

AMICA ID: 
SAAM.1978.108.51
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) Youth and Age
Title Type: 
Title
View: 
Full View
Creation Date: 
1883-1884
Creation Start Date: 
1883
Creation End Date: 
1884
Materials and Techniques: 
chalk, pencil, ink and watercolor on paper
Dimensions: 
sheet: 17 5/8 x 13 1/4 in. (44.9 x 33.6 cm.)
AMICA Contributor: 
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Owner Location: 
Washington, DC, USA
ID Number: 
1978.108.51
Credit Line: 
Museum purchase and gift from Elizabeth W. Henderson in memory of her husband Francis TracyHenderson
Inscriptions: 
lower right in chalk: V.center left in pencil: 96/Yet Ah, that Spring should vanishwith the Rose!/That Youth's sweet-scented manuscript should close!/The Nightingale that inthe branches sang,/Ah whence, and whither flown again, who knows!
Copyright: 
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Rights: 
Related Image Identifier Link: 
SAAM.1978.108.51.tif