The olden times seen through a Symbolist eye, nearly all of them with things fluttering like mad. American. Elihu Vedder, artist. Living from 1836 to 1923, He is best known for his illustrations for an 1884 translation of “The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam.” Also did design work for Tiffany.

“The Pleiades.” 1885. American. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 95 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Elihu_Vedder_-_The_Pleiades,_1885.jpg
“Rome Representative of the Arts.” Done for the Walker Art Building at Bowdoin College. 1894. American. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Brooklyn Museum. In the public domain. via https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/opencollection/objects/2222

“Wedding Procession.” 1872-1875. American. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Brooklyn Museum. In the public domain. via https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/opencollection/objects/158
“Weirdness.” 1868. American. Pencil on paper. Signed with initials. Imaged by Heritage Auctions HA.com. Image © 2020 Heritage Auctions. Fair use license. via https://fineart.ha.com/itm/works-on-paper/elihu-vedder-american-1836-1923-weirdness-1868pencil-on-paper4-7-8-x-3-1-4-inches-124-x-83-cm-/a/5218-62818.s

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