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"I do nothing but go about persuading you all, old and young alike, not to take thought for your persons or your properties, but first and chiefly to care about the greatest improvement of the soul. I tell you that virtue does not come from money, but that from virtue comes money and every other good of man, public as well as private."--Socrates on the Good of Man. From the series Great Ideas.

1952 Joseph Low Born: Coraopolis, Pennsylvania 1911 Died: Edgartown, Massachusetts 2007 gouache and pencil on paper mounted on paperboard sheet: 16 3/4 x 14 3/4 in. (42.5 x 37.5 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Container Corporation of America 1984.124.193 Not currently on view


Keywords

Animal - fish

Dress - historic - classical dress

Figure(s) in exterior - classical

drawing

paint - gouache

pencil

paper

paperboard

About Joseph Low

Born: Coraopolis, Pennsylvania 1911 Died: Edgartown, Massachusetts 2007

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