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"Among democratic nations each new generation is a new people."--Alexis de Tocqueville. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.

1965 W. Lee Savage Born: Charleston, West Virginia 1928 oil and pencil on canvas 60 x 60 in. (152.4 x 152.4 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Container Corporation of America 1984.124.257 Not currently on view


Keywords

Allegory - civic - democracy

Fantasy

Figure group

Object - furniture - table

painting

paint - oil

pencil

fabric - canvas

About W. Lee Savage

Born: Charleston, West Virginia 1928