The progress of democracy seems irresistible, because it is the

Media - 1984.124.98 - SAAM-1984.124.98_1 - 68257
Copied Jacques Nathan Garamond, "The progress of democracy seems irresistible, because it is the, 1955, gouache and pencil on paper mounted on paperboard, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America, 1984.124.98

Artwork Details

Title
The progress of democracy seems irresistible, because it is the most uniform, the most ancient, and the most permanent tendency which is to be found in history.” – Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America, 1835. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.
Date
1955
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
sheet: 1311 in. (33.027.9 cm)
Credit Line
Gift of Container Corporation of America
Mediums
Mediums Description
gouache and pencil on paper mounted on paperboard
Classifications
Keywords
  • Abstract
  • Figure — fragment — face
Object Number
1984.124.98