"Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life." - Omar Khayyam
This illustration depicts two warring ideas in the Rubaiyat by Omar Khayyam - the brevity of time and the sweetness of life. Sand runs inexorably through an hourglass, and its silhouette forms a glass of wine. Drink up, before it's gone.
•11x14 inch art print with white border
• Heavy, premium 270 gsm archival paper
• Matte, slightly textured finish
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