"...for I say at the core of democracy, finally, is the religious element. All the religions, old and new, are there."--Walt Whitman, Democratic Vistas, 1871. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.

  • Anton Refregier, "...for I say at the core of democracy, finally, is the religious element. All the religions, old and new, are there."--Walt Whitman, Democratic Vistas, 1871. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man., 1957, gouache on prepared fiberboard, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America, 1984.124.248

Title
"...for I say at the core of democracy, finally, is the religious element. All the religions, old and new, are there."--Walt Whitman, Democratic Vistas, 1871. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.
Artist
Date
1957
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
26 x 22 in. (66.1 x 56.0 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Container Corporation of America

Mediums
Mediums Description
gouache on prepared fiberboard
Classifications
Keywords
  • Figure group
  • Ethnic
  • Allegory – civic – democracy
  • Literature – Bible
  • Allegory – religion
Object Number
1984.124.248
Palette
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