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"He who lives in harmony with his own self lives in harmony with the universe; for both the universal order and personal order are nothing but different expressions and manifestations of a common underlying principle."--Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, Meditations X:6. From the series Great Ideas.

1964 Alain Jacquet Born: Neuilly-sur-Seine, France 1939 Died: New York, New York 2008 acrylic on canvas 76 5/8 x 51 1/4 in. (194.6 x 130.2 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Container Corporation of America 1984.124.128 Not currently on view


Keywords

Allegory - life - childhood

Allegory - place - extraterrestrial

Allegory - quality - harmony

Architecture - vehicle - spacecraft

Figure female - head

painting

paint - acrylic

fabric - canvas

About Alain Jacquet

Born: Neuilly-sur-Seine, France 1939 Died: New York, New York 2008