Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing admiration and awe, the oftener and the more steadily we reflect on them: the starry heavens above and the moral law within." --Immanuel Kant, Critique of Practical Reason, 1788. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.
1951 Richard Lindner Born: Hamburg, Germany 1901 Died: New York, New York 1978 oil on canvas mounted on fiberboard 39 3/4 x 19 7/8 in. (101.1 x 50.4 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Container Corporation of America 1984.124.180 Not currently on view
Figure male - elderly - knee length
Occupation - education - philosopher
Portrait male - Kant, Immanuel - elderly
paint - oil
fabric - canvas
fiberboard - masonite