"Countries are well cultivated, not as they are fertile, but as they are free."--Montesquieu on the essence of freedom, The Spirit Of the Laws, 1748. From the series Great ideas of Western Man.
1958 Herbert Matter Born: Engelberg, Switzerland 1907 Died: Southampton, New York 1984 color transparency sheet and image: 16 1/4 x 12 3/4 in. (41.1 x 32.2 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Container Corporation of America 1984.124.208 Not currently on view