"Whatever you cannot understand, you cannot possess."--Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Spruche in Prosa, 1819. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.

  • Morris Broderson, "Whatever you cannot understand, you cannot possess."--Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Spruche in Prosa, 1819. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man., 1963, pastel, charcoal, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America, 1984.124.36

Title
"Whatever you cannot understand, you cannot possess."--Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Spruche in Prosa, 1819. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.
Artists
Date
1963
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Not on view.
Dimensions
sheet: 33 x 42 7/8 in. (83.9 x 109.0 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Container Corporation of America

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Object Number
1984.124.36
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