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"Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves, and, under a just God, cannot long retain it."--Abraham Lincoln, letter to H.L. Pierce, April 6, 1859. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.

1953 Fred Conway Born: St. Louis, Missouri 1900 Died: St. Louis, Missouri 1973 encaustic on fiberboard 47 7/8 x 36 in. (121.7 x 91.5 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Container Corporation of America 1984.124.70 Not currently on view


Keywords

Allegory - civic - liberty

Figure - fragment - hand

Occupation - political - president

Portrait male - Lincoln, Abraham - head

painting

wax - encaustic

fiberboard

About Fred Conway

Born: St. Louis, Missouri 1900 Died: St. Louis, Missouri 1973