"It is of great importance in a republic not only to guard the

  • George Ortman, "It is of great importance in a republic not only to guard the , 1965, pencil on paper, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America, 1984.124.231

Title
"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.
Artist
Date
1965
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
sheet: 18 x 23 7/8 in. (45.8 x 60.7 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Container Corporation of America

Mediums
Mediums Description
pencil on paper
Classifications
Keywords
  • Study
  • Abstract
Object Number
1984.124.231
Palette
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