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Figure Study

ca. 1883
19th century
310 x 230 mm (12.2 x 9.1 in.)

Elihu Vedder, American, (1836–1923)

Object Type: drawing
Medium and Support: Charcoal and white chalk drawing on heavyweight light-brown paper
Edition: Probably a study for plate 23 in The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam as published by Houghton Mifflin & Co.
Marks: Signed, lower right: “Vedder 83” [signature partly cut off]
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: From the collection of Anita Vedder, distributed by AAAL among fifty museums, at her request (Soria p. 351).
Bibliography: See DAC object file.
Credit Line: Gift of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, 1955
Accession Number: 1955.7.1.2

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This object has the following keywords:
  • female nudes
  • figure studies
  • nudes - Representations of unclothed human figures. [February 1998 related term added, "nudity"; alternate descriptor changed, was "nude". September 1990 descriptor added.]
  • 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.]

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  • sheet Dimensions: 310 x 230 mm (12.2 x 9.1 in.)

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