"The real democratic American idea is not that every man shall be on a level with every other, but that every one shall have liberty without hinderance, to be what God made him."--Henry Ward Beecher on Liberty and Equality. From the series Great Ideas.
1958 Paul Rand Born: New York, New York 1914 Died: Norwalk, Connecticut 1996 cut paper, gouache, watercolor and crayon on paper mounted on paperboard with acetate overlay sheet: 18 x 13 1/2 in. (45.6 x 34.3 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Container Corporation of America 1984.124.240 Not currently on view
Allegory - civic - liberty
Dress - accessory - hat
Dress - costume - Uncle Sam costume
Still life - flower
paint - gouache
paint - watercolor