"In the meantime while the tortoise came jogging on with a slow

  • Herbert Bayer, "In the meantime while the tortoise came jogging on with a slow , ca. 1962, ink and gouache, photomechanical reproduction heightened with white, and pen ink heightened with white on paper mounted on gouache on colored paper mounted on paperboard, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America, 1984.124.10

Title
"In the meantime while the tortoise came jogging on with a slow but continued pace, and the hare out of too great a security and confidence of victory overslept herself, the tortoise arrived at the end of the race first." --Aesop, 550 B.C. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.
Artist
Date
ca. 1962
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
sheet: 17 1/2 x 13 in. (44.3 x 33.1 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Container Corporation of America

Mediums
Mediums Description
ink and gouache, photomechanical reproduction heightened with white, and pen ink heightened with white on paper mounted on gouache on colored paper mounted on paperboard
Keywords
  • Literature – Aesop – Tortoise and Hare
  • Landscape – celestial – moon
  • Animal – reptile – turtle
  • Animal – rabbit
  • Landscape – celestial – star
Object Number
1984.124.10
Palette
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