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"Whatever liberates our spirit without giving us self-control is disastrous."--Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, 1749-1832. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.

1963 Ernest Trova Born: St. Louis, Missouri 1927 Died: Richmond Heights, Missouri 2009 oil and pencil on canvas 35 7/8 x 36 1/8 in. (91.1 x 91.7 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Container Corporation of America 1984.124.292 Not currently on view


Keywords

Allegory - other - liberation

Allegory - quality - temperance

Figure group

Miscellaneous - written matter

painting

paint - oil

pencil

fabric - canvas

About Ernest Trova

Born: St. Louis, Missouri 1927 Died: Richmond Heights, Missouri 2009

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