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Elihu Vedder - Further reading

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Illustrator and painter, born in New York City, New York, USA. He studied in Paris (1856), toured Europe, returned to New York (1861–6), then settled in Rome (1866). He is known for his paintings, such as ‘The Questioner of the Sphinx’ (1863), illustrations of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (1884), and murals for the Library of Congress, Washington, DC (1896–7).

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