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"What the wise choose the unwise people take; what best men do the multitude will follow."--Bhagavad-Gita, Book III. From the series Great Ideas of Eastern Man.

1957 Mohan B. Samant Born: Goregoan, India 1926 Died: New York, New York 2004 oil, gouache, gold leaf, and ink on paperboard sheet: 21 5/8 x 17 3/4 in. (55.0 x 44.9 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Container Corporation of America 1984.124.256 Not currently on view


Keywords

Allegory - quality - prudence

Figure female - knee length

Figure male - torso

Figure - fragment - hand

painting

ink

metal - gold

paint - gouache

paint - oil

paperboard

About Mohan B. Samant

Born: Goregoan, India 1926 Died: New York, New York 2004