Lemuel B. Line, "To tyrants, indeed, and bad rulers, the progress of knowledge , 1955, oil on canvas mounted on paperboard, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America, 1984.124.182
"To tyrants, indeed, and bad rulers, the progress of knowledge among the mass of mankind is a just object of terror: it is fatal to them and their designs."--Henry Brougham, Practical Observations upon the Education of the People, 1825. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.
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30 x 24 in. (76.3 x 61.1 cm.)
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Gift of Container Corporation of America
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- oil on canvas mounted on paperboard
- Dress – accessory – glove
- Object – foliage
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