George Ortman, "It is of great importance in a republic not only to guard the , 1965, oil on canvas and wood, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America, 1984.124.230
"It is of great importance in a republic not only to guard the society against the oppression of its rulers, but to guard one part of the society against the injustice of the other part."--James Madison, The Federalist Papers , 1788. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.
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48 1/4 x 48 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. (122.6 x 122.6 x 14 cm.)
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Gift of Container Corporation of America
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- oil on canvas and wood
- Emblem – cross
- Abstract – geometric
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