"To know what you prefer, instead of humbly saying Amen to what the world tells you you ought to prefer, is to have kept your soul alive."--Robert Louis Stevenson, An Inland Voyage, 1878. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.

  • James G. Davis, "To know what you prefer, instead of humbly saying Amen to what the world tells you you ought to prefer, is to have kept your soul alive."--Robert Louis Stevenson, An Inland Voyage, 1878. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man., 1964, oil and color collagraph on canvas mounted on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America, 1984.124.80

Title
"To know what you prefer, instead of humbly saying Amen to what the world tells you you ought to prefer, is to have kept your soul alive."--Robert Louis Stevenson, An Inland Voyage, 1878. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.
Artist
Date
1964
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
70 1/2 x 60 1/4 in. (179.0 x 153.0 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Container Corporation of America

Mediums
Mediums Description
oil and color collagraph on canvas mounted on canvas
Classifications
Keywords
  • Landscape – mountain
  • Figure group – female
  • Abstract
Object Number
1984.124.80
Palette
Linked Open Data
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