"The office of government is not to confer happiness, but to give men opportunity to work out happiness for themselves."--The Life and Character of Napoleon Bonaparte, 1827-1828. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.

  • Albert F. Storz, "The office of government is not to confer happiness, but to give men opportunity to work out happiness for themselves."--The Life and Character of Napoleon Bonaparte, 1827-1828. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man., 1958, watercolor and ink on paper mounted on paperboard, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America, 1984.124.279

Title
"The office of government is not to confer happiness, but to give men opportunity to work out happiness for themselves."--The Life and Character of Napoleon Bonaparte, 1827-1828. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.
Artist
Date
1958
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
sheet: 17 1/4 x 15 in. (43.9 x 38.0 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Container Corporation of America

Mediums
Mediums Description
watercolor and ink on paper mounted on paperboard
Classifications
Keywords
  • Abstract – geometric
Object Number
1984.124.279
Palette
Linked Open Data
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