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"Every man is the son of his own works."--Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote, 1605. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.

1967 Leo Lionni Born: Amsterdam, Netherlands 1910 Died: Radda, Tuscany, Italy 1999 oil on wood and paper mounted on wood base 14 x 11 x 1 in. (35.6 x 28.0 x 2.6 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Container Corporation of America 1984.124.185 Not currently on view


Keywords

Allegory - life - humanity

Figure group - male

sculpture

paint - oil

paper

wood

About Leo Lionni

Born: Amsterdam, Netherlands 1910 Died: Radda, Tuscany, Italy 1999

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