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In the state of nature, indeed, all men are born equal, but they cannot continue in this equality. Society makes them lose it, and they recover it only by the protection of the laws.--Montesquieu, The Spirit of the Laws, 1748. From the series Great Ideas.

Catalog Data

Artist:
Burton Kramer, born New York City 1932  Search this
Medium:
screenprint on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 13 1/4 x 7 7/8 in. (33.6 x 19.9 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1955
Topic:
Still life\weapon\sword  Search this
Figure female  Search this
Allegory\quality\justice  Search this
Object\tool\scale  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America
Object number:
1984.124.166
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1984.124.166