"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, gouache, crayon, watercolor, paper, 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.
Artists
Date
1958
On View
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
Keywords
  • Still life – flower
  • Allegory – civic – liberty
  • Dress – costume – Uncle Sam costume
  • Dress – accessory – hat
Object Number
1984.124.240
Palette
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