"For whatever deserves to exist deserves also to be known, for knowlege is the image of existence and things mean and splendid exist alike."--Francis Bacon, 1620. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.

  • Abram Games, "For whatever deserves to exist deserves also to be known, for knowlege is the image of existence and things mean and splendid exist alike."--Francis Bacon, 1620. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man., 1955, acrylic on paperboard, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America, 1984.124.97

Title
"For whatever deserves to exist deserves also to be known, for knowlege is the image of existence and things mean and splendid exist alike."--Francis Bacon, 1620. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.
Artist
Date
1955
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
sheet: 14 3/4 x 11 3/8 in. (37.4 x 28.9 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Container Corporation of America

Mediums
Mediums Description
acrylic on paperboard
Classifications
Keywords
  • Landscape – tree
  • Figure – head
  • State of being – phenomenon – surreal
Object Number
1984.124.97
Palette
Linked Open Data
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