If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end with doubts, but if he will be content to begin with doubts he shall end in certainties. –Francis Bacon from The Advancement of Learning. From the series Great Ideas.

  • Harold Altman, If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end with doubts, but if he will be content to begin with doubts he shall end in certainties. --Francis Bacon from The Advancement of Learning. From the series Great Ideas., 1962, pen and ink on paper, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America, 1984.124.4

Title
If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end with doubts, but if he will be content to begin with doubts he shall end in certainties. –Francis Bacon from The Advancement of Learning. From the series Great Ideas.
Artist
Date
1962
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
sheet: 14 1210 58 in. (36.727.1 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Container Corporation of America

Mediums
Mediums Description
pen and ink on paper
Classifications
Keywords
  • Abstract
Object Number
1984.124.4
Palette
Linked Open Data
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