"To the ideal of freedom, law and morality are indispensably requisite...Society and the state are the very conditions in which freedom is realized."--George Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Philosophy of History, 1837. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.

  • Jack Wolfgang Beck, "To the ideal of freedom, law and morality are indispensably requisite...Society and the state are the very conditions in which freedom is realized."--George Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Philosophy of History, 1837. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man., 1956, acrylic on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America, 1984.124.32

Title
"To the ideal of freedom, law and morality are indispensably requisite...Society and the state are the very conditions in which freedom is realized."--George Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Philosophy of History, 1837. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.
Artist
Date
1956
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
28 x 18 1/8 in. (71.1 x 46.0 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Container Corporation of America

Mediums
Mediums Description
acrylic on canvas
Classifications
Keywords
  • Ethnic – German
  • Occupation – education – philosopher
Object Number
1984.124.32
Palette
Linked Open Data
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