"The progress of democracy seems irresistible, because it is the most uniform, the most ancient, and the most permanent tendency which is to be found in history."--Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America, 1835. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.
1955 Jacques Nathan Garamond Born: Paris, France 1910 Died: 2001 gouache and pencil on paper mounted on paperboard sheet: 13 x 11 in. (33.0 x 27.9 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Container Corporation of America 1984.124.98 Not currently on view