Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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The Pleiades
  • Elihu Vedder
    1836–1923
    born: New York, New York, United States ; died: Rome, Italy
  • The Pleiades, circa 1885–1887
  • Where object was made: United States
  • collotype, hand coloring, color pencil, gold-white heighten
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 188 x 292 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 320 x 433 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 3/8 x 11 1/2 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 12 5/8 x 17 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1973.0013
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Seven women in classical drapery, dancing in a tight circle.
Each woman is waving a gold rope of light.