"He who lives in harmony with his own self lives in harmony with

  • Alain Jacquet, "He who lives in harmony with his own self lives in harmony with, 1964, acrylic on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America, 1984.124.128

Title
"He who lives in harmony with his own self lives in harmony with the universe; for both the universal order and personal order are nothing but different expressions and manifestations of a common underlying principle." --Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, Meditations X:6. From the series Great Ideas.
Artist
Date
1964
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
76 5/8 x 51 1/4 in. (194.6 x 130.2 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Container Corporation of America

Mediums
Mediums Description
acrylic on canvas
Classifications
Keywords
  • Allegory – place – extraterrestrial
  • Allegory – quality – harmony
  • Architecture – vehicle – spacecraft
  • Figure female – head
Object Number
1984.124.128
Palette
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