"The perception of beauty is a moral test."--Henry David Thoreau, Journal, 1850. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.

  • Miguel García Vivancos, "The perception of beauty is a moral test."--Henry David Thoreau, Journal, 1850. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man., 1965, oil, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America, 1984.124.298

Title
"The perception of beauty is a moral test."--Henry David Thoreau, Journal, 1850. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.
Artists
Date
1965
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
31 7/8 x 39 3/8 in. (81.0 x 97.5 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Container Corporation of America

Mediums
Classifications
Keywords
  • Landscape – garden
  • Allegory – quality – virtue
  • Cityscape – town
  • Architecture Exterior – religious – church
  • Architecture Exterior – castle
Object Number
1984.124.298
Palette
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