Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing admiration

  • Richard Lindner, Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing admiration, 1951, oil on canvas mounted on fiberboard, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America, 1984.124.180

Title
Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing admiration and awe, the oftener and the more steadily we reflect on them: the starry heavens above and the moral law within." --Immanuel Kant, Critique of Practical Reason, 1788. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.
Artist
Date
1951
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
39 3/4 x 19 7/8 in. (101.1 x 50.4 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Container Corporation of America

Mediums
Mediums Description
oil on canvas mounted on fiberboard
Classifications
Keywords
  • Figure male – elderly – knee length
  • Occupation – education – philosopher
  • Portrait male – Kant, Immanuel – elderly
Object Number
1984.124.180
Palette
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