"That all men have one common nature, is a principle which will

  • Aharon Bezalel, "That all men have one common nature, is a principle which will , 1976, bronze, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America, 1984.124.33A-B

Title
"That all men have one common nature, is a principle which will now universally prevail, and equal rights and equal duties will in a just sense, I hope, be inferred from it. But equal ranks and equal property never can be inferred from it, any more than equal understanding, agility, vigor or beauty. Equal laws are all that ever can be derived from human equality."--John Quincy Adams, letter to Thomas Brand-Hollis, June 11, 1790. From the series Great Ideas.
Artist
Date
1976
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
overall: 64 x 27 x 8 1/8 in. (162.6 x 68.6 x 20.7 cm.)
male figure: 56 7/8 x 7 x 4 3/4 in. (144.6 x 17.8 x 12.0 cm.)
female figure: 57 x 6 1/2 x 4 7/8 in. (144.8 x 16.2 x 12.3 cm.)
base: 7 x 27 3/8 x 8 1/8 in. (17.8 x 68.6 x 20.7 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Container Corporation of America

Mediums
Mediums Description
bronze
Classifications
Keywords
  • Figure female
  • Figure male
  • Abstract
Object Number
1984.124.33A-B
Palette
Linked Open Data
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