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Dulac, Edmund
"OH, PLAGUED NO MORE WITH HUMAN OR DIVINE" (FOR RUBÁIYÁT OF OMAR KHAYYAM)
315 by 230mm., fine ink and watercolour drawing, signed and dated lower right "Edmund Dulac 09", mounted, framed and glazed
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Provenance

Exhibited: Leicester Galleries, October - November 1909, no 26

Catalogue Note

Reproduced as one (of twenty) coloured plates within Dulac's 1909 illustrated edition of Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyam. The drawing illustrates Quatrain LV:

Oh, plagued no more with Human or Divine,
To-morrow's tangle to itself resign,
And lose your fingers in the tresses of
The Cypress-slender Minister of Wine.

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