"Nothing is more seductive for man than his freedom of conscience. But nothing is a greater cause of suffering."--Fyodor Dostoevsky, The Brothers Karamazov, 1880. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.

  • E. McKnight Kauffer, "Nothing is more seductive for man than his freedom of conscience. But nothing is a greater cause of suffering."--Fyodor Dostoevsky, The Brothers Karamazov, 1880. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man., 1953, India ink and gouache on paperboard, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America, 1984.124.139

Title
"Nothing is more seductive for man than his freedom of conscience. But nothing is a greater cause of suffering."--Fyodor Dostoevsky, The Brothers Karamazov, 1880. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.
Artist
Date
1953
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
sheet: 20 x 16 1/2 in. (50.7 x 41.8 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Container Corporation of America

Mediums
Mediums Description
India ink and gouache on paperboard
Classifications
Keywords
  • Figure – fragment – face
Object Number
1984.124.139
Palette
Linked Open Data
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