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"The object of government is the welfare of the people. The material progress and prosperity of a nation are desirable chiefly so far as they lead to the moral and material welfare of all good citizens."--Theodore Roosevelt, the New Nationalism, 1910. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.

1954 Joseph Hirsch Born: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1910 Died: New York, New York 1981 gouache on paperboard sheet: 12 1/4 x 9 1/2 in. (31.1 x 24.2 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Container Corporation of America 1984.124.117 Not currently on view


Keywords

Dress - accessory - eye wear

Figure male - fragment - face

Occupation - political - president

Portrait male - Roosevelt, Theodore

painting

paint - gouache

paperboard - w. & r. balston ltd. drawing board

About Joseph Hirsch

Born: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1910 Died: New York, New York 1981

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