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"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


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Abstract

Architecture - classical

Figure male - bust

Literature - Montesquieu

painting

paint - watercolor

fiberboard

About Lemuel B. Line

Born: Carlisle, Pennsylvania 1917

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