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"...for I say at the core of democracy, finally, is the religious element. All the religions, old and new, are there."--Walt Whitman, Democratic Vistas, 1871. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.

1957 Anton Refregier Born: Moscow, Russia 1905 Died: Moscow, Russia 1979 gouache on prepared fiberboard 26 x 22 in. (66.1 x 56.0 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Container Corporation of America 1984.124.248 Not currently on view


Keywords

Allegory - civic - democracy

Allegory - religion

Ethnic

Figure group

Literature - Bible

painting

paint - gouache

fiberboard

About Anton Refregier

Born: Moscow, Russia 1905 Died: Moscow, Russia 1979

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