"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, 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.
Artists
Date
1953
On View
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
Classifications
Keywords
  • Occupation – political – president
  • Allegory – civic – liberty
  • Portrait male – Lincoln, Abraham – head
  • Figure – fragment – hand
Object Number
1984.124.70
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