"The perception of beauty is a moral test."--Henry David Thoreau, Journal, 1850. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.

  • Miguel García Vivancos, "The perception of beauty is a moral test."--Henry David Thoreau, Journal, 1850. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man., 1965, oil on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America, 1984.124.298

Title
"The perception of beauty is a moral test."--Henry David Thoreau, Journal, 1850. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.
Artist
Date
1965
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
31 7/8 x 39 3/8 in. (81.0 x 97.5 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Container Corporation of America

Mediums
Mediums Description
oil on canvas
Classifications
Keywords
  • Cityscape – town
  • Architecture Exterior – religious – church
  • Architecture Exterior – castle
  • Landscape – garden
  • Allegory – quality – virtue
Object Number
1984.124.298
Palette
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