"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
Dress - accessory - eye wear
Figure male - fragment - face
Occupation - political - president
Portrait male - Roosevelt, Theodore
paint - gouache
paperboard - w. & r. balston ltd. drawing board