"Education makes a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to enslave."--Henry Peter Brougham, The Present State of Law, 1828. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.

  • Honoré Sharrer, "Education makes a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to enslave."--Henry Peter Brougham, The Present State of Law, 1828. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man., 1956, gouache and pencil on paperboard, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America, 1984.124.268

Title
"Education makes a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to enslave."--Henry Peter Brougham, The Present State of Law, 1828. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.
Artist
Date
1956
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
sheet: 13 1/4 x 10 1/2 in. (33.7 x 26.7 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Container Corporation of America

Mediums
Mediums Description
gouache and pencil on paperboard
Classifications
Keywords
  • Figure group
  • Allegory – arts and sciences – education
  • Architecture – education
  • Occupation – education – teacher
  • Occupation – education – student
Object Number
1984.124.268
Palette
Linked Open Data
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