"Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves, and, under a just God, cannot long retain it."--Abraham Lincoln, letter to H.L. Pierce, April 6, 1859. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.

  • Fred Conway, "Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves, and, under a just God, cannot long retain it."--Abraham Lincoln, letter to H.L. Pierce, April 6, 1859. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man., 1953, encaustic on fiberboard, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America, 1984.124.70

Title
"Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves, and, under a just God, cannot long retain it."--Abraham Lincoln, letter to H.L. Pierce, April 6, 1859. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.
Artist
Date
1953
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
47 7/8 x 36 in. (121.7 x 91.5 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Container Corporation of America

Mediums
Mediums Description
encaustic on fiberboard
Classifications
Keywords
  • Occupation – political – president
  • Allegory – civic – liberty
  • Figure – fragment – hand
  • Portrait male – Lincoln, Abraham – head
Object Number
1984.124.70
Palette
Linked Open Data
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