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What we obtain too cheaply we esteem too lightly; it is dearness only that gives everything its value. Heaven knows how to put a proper price upon its goods; and it would be strange indeed if so celestial an article as freedom should not be highly rated.--Thomas Paine, The American Crisis No. 1, 1776. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.

1952 S. Neil Fujita Born: Waimea, Hawaii 1921 Died: Greenport, New York 2010 gouache on paperboard sheet: 21 1/8 x 18 in. (53.8 x 45.8 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Container Corporation of America 1984.124.96 Not currently on view


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About S. Neil Fujita

Born: Waimea, Hawaii 1921 Died: Greenport, New York 2010