The First Law of Nature--Not Self-Preservation but Love

  • Patrick Sullivan, The First Law of Nature--Not Self-Preservation but Love, 1939, oil on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase, 1984.70

Title
The First Law of Nature--Not Self-Preservation but Love
Artist
Date
1939
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
27 1/4 x 34 3/8 in. (69.2 x 87.2 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Museum purchase

Mediums
Mediums Description
oil on canvas
Classifications
Keywords
  • Recreation – sport and play – hunting
  • Animal – lion
  • Allegory – religion – good and evil
  • Landscape – imaginary
  • Religion – Old Testament – Eve
  • Religion – Old Testament – Adam
Object Number
1984.70
Palette
Linked Open Data
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