"Act as if the whole election depended on your single vote, and

  • Gerald McLaughlin, "Act as if the whole election depended on your single vote, and , 1956, tempera and oil on fiberboard, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America, 1984.124.198

Title
"Act as if the whole election depended on your single vote, and as if the whole Parliament (and therein the whole nation) on that single person whom you now choose to be a member of it." John Wesley from A word to a Freeholder, 1748. From the series Great Ideas.
Artist
Date
1956
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
20 1/4 x 19 7/8 in. (51.4 x 50.5 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Container Corporation of America

Mediums
Mediums Description
tempera and oil on fiberboard
Classifications
Keywords
  • Figure – fragment – face
  • Allegory – civic – democracy
  • Figure group
Object Number
1984.124.198
Palette
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