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Study of Old Castle and Beach At Palo
Landscape painting of ruined castle structure atop a barren hill in Palo, Italy.
Born in New York City, Elihu Vedder was known as a painter of many different subjects and was a leading symbolistic painter. Many of his paintings have dark and tragic themes. His illustrated publication, Rubaiyat of Omar Khayya, set the standard for artist-designed books.
Artist: Elihu Vedder (1836 - 1923)
Title: Study of Old Castle and Beach At Palo
Medium: Oil on canvas
Dates: c. 1867
Dimensions: 14.75 in. x 20.75 in.
Signature/Inscription: E. Vedder; Verso
Accession Number: A1955.17.11
Credit: Gift of the American Academy of Arts and Letters