"So in every individual the two trends, one towards personal happiness and the other towards unity with the rest of humanity, must contend with each other."--Sigmund Freud. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.

  • Esther Louise Peck Newton, "So in every individual the two trends, one towards personal happiness and the other towards unity with the rest of humanity, must contend with each other."--Sigmund Freud. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man., 1953, shell, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America, 1984.124.224

Title
"So in every individual the two trends, one towards personal happiness and the other towards unity with the rest of humanity, must contend with each other."--Sigmund Freud. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.
Artists
Date
1953
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
24 x 19 5/8 in. (61.0 x 49.9 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Container Corporation of America

Mediums
Classifications
Keywords
  • Figure group
  • Fantasy
Object Number
1984.124.224
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