If any man seeks for greatness let him forget greatness and ask for truth and he will find both.--Horace Mann on achieving greatness. From the series Great Ideas.

  • Lester Beall, If any man seeks for greatness let him forget greatness and ask for truth and he will find both.--Horace Mann on achieving greatness. From the series Great Ideas., 1955, cut paper with gouache, pen and ink, and typeset on paper mounted on paperboard, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America, 1984.124.31

Title
If any man seeks for greatness let him forget greatness and ask for truth and he will find both.--Horace Mann on achieving greatness. From the series Great Ideas.
Artist
Date
1955
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
sheet: 20 x 15 in. (50.7 x 38.1 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Container Corporation of America

Mediums
Mediums Description
cut paper with gouache, pen and ink, and typeset on paper mounted on paperboard
Keywords
  • Abstract – geometric
  • Abstract
Object Number
1984.124.31
Palette
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