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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


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Figure male - elderly - knee length

Occupation - education - philosopher

Portrait male - Kant, Immanuel - elderly

painting

paint - oil

fabric - canvas

fiberboard - masonite

About Richard Lindner

Born: Hamburg, Germany 1901 Died: New York, New York 1978

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