"The tyranny of a prince in an oligarchy is not so dangerous to the public welfare as the apathy of a citizen in a democracy."--Montesquieu, Spirit of the laws, 1748. From the series Great Ideas.
1952 Lemuel B. Line Born: Carlisle, Pennsylvania 1917 opaque watercolor on fiberboard 24 x 24 in. (61.0 x 61.0 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Container Corporation of America 1984.124.183 Not currently on view