"The progress of democracy seems irresistible, because it is the

  • 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

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.
Artist
Date
1955
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
sheet: 13 x 11 in. (33.0 x 27.9 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

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
Palette
Linked Open Data
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