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"Men exist for the sake of one another. Teach them then or bear with them."--Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, Meditations, VIII:59. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.

1958 Jacob Lawrence Born: Atlantic City, New Jersey 1917 Died: Seattle, Washington 2000 oil on fiberboard 20 3/4 x 16 3/4 in. (52.6 x 42.4 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Container Corporation of America 1984.124.171 Not currently on view