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"The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first, and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life."--Theodore Roosevelt. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.

1959 Herbert Bayer Born: Haag, Austria 1900 Died: Montecito, California 1985 photomontage, paper collage, watercolor and gouache on paperboard sheet: 16 x 13 3/8 in. (40.7 x 33.9 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Container Corporation of America 1984.124.24 Not currently on view


Keywords

Allegory - civic

Allegory - quality - gluttony

Allegory - quality - vice

Figure female - head

Object - foodstuff - wine

Object - fruit

Object - other - money

Recreation - sport and play - dice

collage

paint - gouache

paint - watercolor

paper

paperboard

About Herbert Bayer

Born: Haag, Austria 1900 Died: Montecito, California 1985

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