"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 and charcoal on paper mounted on composition board, 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.
Artist
Date
1963
Location
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

Mediums
Mediums Description
pastel and charcoal on paper mounted on composition board
Classifications
Keywords
  • Figure group
Object Number
1984.124.36
Palette
Linked Open Data
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