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"Men are men before they are lawyers or physicians or manufacturers; and if you make them capable and sensible men they will make themselves capable and sensible lawyers and physicians."--John Stuart Mill, Inaugural Address at St. Andrew's, 1867. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.

1955 Ben Shahn Born: Kovno, Lithuania 1898 Died: New York, New York 1969 brush and ink on paper mounted on paperboard sheet: 22 7/8 x 13 5/8 in. (58.1 x 34.6 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Container Corporation of America 1984.124.264 Not currently on view