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Elihu Vedder

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Cup of Love

19th century
379 x 320 mm (14.9 x 12.6 in.)

Elihu Vedder, American, (1836–1923)

Object Type: drawing
Medium and Support: Charcoal and white chalk drawing on grey paper
Edition: Preliminary compositional study
Marks: Unsigned; inscribed on side of wall (or sarcophagus lid?) in image, lettering of line 47 of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam: “…Perplex no more with Human or Divine / Tomorrow’s tangle to the winds resign….”
Marks: Watermark: No watermark
Credit Line: Gift of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, 1955
Accession Number: 1955.7.1.5

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  • studies (visual works) - Use for works in any medium of the visual arts that explore a subject or are preliminary to a separate, more finalized work; more finished than sketches. For representations or diagrams that clarify, usually accompanying a text, use "illustrations." [April 1993 scope note changed. May 1991 scope note changed; descriptor changed, was "studies"; alternate term changed, was 'study'. April 1991 descriptor moved.]

  • sheet Dimensions: 379 x 320 mm (14.9 x 12.6 in.)

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