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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam - Illustration: P.256-1985

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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam - Illustration


Printmaker: Gooden, Stephen Frederick



Legal notes

Allocated by H.M. Treasury through the Minister of the Arts, accepted in lieu of capital taxes

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1985-04) by Keynes, Sir Geoffrey


Production date: AD 1940


Illustration (facing p. 42) to quatrain 48: "While the Rose blows", etc. From the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, E. FitzGerald, London, Harrap, 1940

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Plate Height 150 mm Width 100 mm
Sheet Height 223 mm Width 154 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Stephen Gooden A.R.A. / 1940
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.256-1985
Primary reference Number: 2270
Dodgson (Gooden): 126
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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