"The object of government is the welfare of the people. The

  • Joseph Hirsch, "The object of government is the welfare of the people. The , 1954, gouache, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America, 1984.124.117

Title
"The object of government is the welfare of the people. The material progress and prosperity of a nation are desirable chiefly so far as they lead to the moral and material welfare of all good citizens."--Theodore Roosevelt, the New Nationalism, 1910. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.
Artists
Date
1954
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
sheet: 12 1/4 x 9 1/2 in. (31.1 x 24.2 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Container Corporation of America

Mediums
Classifications
Keywords
  • Occupation – political – president
  • Dress – accessory – eye wear
  • Portrait male – Roosevelt, Theodore
  • Figure male – fragment – face
Object Number
1984.124.117
Palette
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