Hans Moller, "No government ought to be without censors; and where the press , 1951, gouache on paper mounted on paperboard, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America, 1984.124.218
"No government ought to be without censors; and where the press is free, no one ever will. If virtuous, it need not fear the fair operation of attack and defense. Nature has given to man no other means of sifting out the truth, either in religion, law, or politics."--Thomas Jefferson, 1792. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.
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sheet: 23 1/4 x 20 3/4 in. (59.2 x 52.6 cm)
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Gift of Container Corporation of America
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- gouache on paper mounted on paperboard
- Portrait male – Jefferson, Thomas – head
- Occupation – political – president
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