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"To the ideal of freedom, law and morality are indispensably requisite...Society and the state are the very conditions in which freedom is realized."--George Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Philosophy of History, 1837. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.

1956 Jack Wolfgang Beck Born: Chicago, Illinois 1923 Died: 1988 acrylic on canvas 28 x 18 1/8 in. (71.1 x 46.0 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Container Corporation of America 1984.124.32 Not currently on view


Keywords

Ethnic - German

Occupation - education - philosopher

Portrait male - Hegel, George Wilhelm Friedrich - bust

painting

paint - acrylic

fabric - canvas

About Jack Wolfgang Beck

Born: Chicago, Illinois 1923 Died: 1988