London, South Kensington
12 October 2000
A PAIR OF ILLUSTRATIONS TO OMAR KHAYYAM
Tehran, circa 1920s
gouache and gold on paper, one showing a scantily clad lady scattering gold coins to her servant, the other depicting the same lady in the presence of a red-bearded, reclining ruler, each oval illustration framed within verses of the poem, signed by Sevruguin, Teheran, mounted, inscribed 'Omar Khayyam' below, framed and glazed, (light spotting, wear to frames) - 20.5 24.5cm.
See illustration for one (2)
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