"Nothing else in the world...not all the armies...is so powerful as an idea whose time has come."--Victor Hugo, The Future of Man. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.

  • Robert Vickrey, "Nothing else in the world...not all the armies...is so powerful as an idea whose time has come."--Victor Hugo, The Future of Man. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man., 1964, tempera on fiberboard, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America, 1984.124.297

Title
"Nothing else in the world...not all the armies...is so powerful as an idea whose time has come."--Victor Hugo, The Future of Man. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.
Artist
Date
1964
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
21 1/8 x 18 1/8 in. (53.7 x 46.0 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Container Corporation of America

Mediums
Mediums Description
tempera on fiberboard
Classifications
Keywords
  • Allegory – other – thought
  • Dress – historic – armor
Object Number
1984.124.297
Palette
Linked Open Data
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