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"So in every individual the two trends, one towards personal happiness and the other towards unity with the rest of humanity, must contend with each other."--Sigmund Freud. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.

1953 Esther Louise Peck Newton Born: Chester, Pennsylvania 1931 tinted eggshell fragments on plexiglass mounted on paperboard 24 x 19 5/8 in. (61.0 x 49.9 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Container Corporation of America 1984.124.224 Not currently on view


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Fantasy

Figure group

painting

animal parts - shell

paperboard

plastic - plexiglas

About Esther Louise Peck Newton

Born: Chester, Pennsylvania 1931