"Countries are well cultivated, not as they are fertile, but as they are free."--Montesquieu on the essence of freedom, The Spirit Of the Laws, 1748. From the series Great ideas of Western Man.

  • Herbert Matter, "Countries are well cultivated, not as they are fertile, but as they are free."--Montesquieu on the essence of freedom, The Spirit Of the Laws, 1748. From the series Great ideas of Western Man., 1958, color transparency, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America, 1984.124.208

Title
"Countries are well cultivated, not as they are fertile, but as they are free."--Montesquieu on the essence of freedom, The Spirit Of the Laws, 1748. From the series Great ideas of Western Man.
Artist
Date
1958
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
sheet and image: 16 1/4 x 12 3/4 in. (41.1 x 32.2 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Container Corporation of America

Mediums Description
color transparency
Classifications
Keywords
  • Abstract
Object Number
1984.124.208
Palette
Linked Open Data
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