"No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself, and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true."--Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter, 1850. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.

  • John Paul Jones, "No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself, and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true."--Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter, 1850. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man., 1965, oil on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America, 1984.124.129

Title
"No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself, and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true."--Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter, 1850. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.
Artist
Date
1965
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
30 1/8 x 23 7/8 in. (76.5 x 60.8 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Container Corporation of America

Mediums
Mediums Description
oil on canvas
Classifications
Keywords
  • Figure male – full length
  • Figure group – male
Object Number
1984.124.129
Palette
Linked Open Data
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