"The real democratic American idea is not that every man shall be on a level with every other, but that every one shall have liberty without hinderance, to be what God made him."--Henry Ward Beecher on Liberty and Equality. From the series Great Ideas.

  • Paul Rand, "The real democratic American idea is not that every man shall be on a level with every other, but that every one shall have liberty without hinderance, to be what God made him."--Henry Ward Beecher on Liberty and Equality. From the series Great Ideas., 1958, cut paper, gouache, watercolor and crayon on paper mounted on paperboard with acetate overlay, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America, 1984.124.240

Title
"The real democratic American idea is not that every man shall be on a level with every other, but that every one shall have liberty without hinderance, to be what God made him."--Henry Ward Beecher on Liberty and Equality. From the series Great Ideas.
Artist
Date
1958
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
sheet: 18 x 13 1/2 in. (45.6 x 34.3 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Container Corporation of America

Mediums
Mediums Description
cut paper, gouache, watercolor and crayon on paper mounted on paperboard with acetate overlay
Keywords
  • Allegory – civic – liberty
  • Dress – accessory – hat
  • Still life – flower
Object Number
1984.124.240
Palette
Linked Open Data
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