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Mathematics and Music (chickadee on tree branch)

Artist:
Joseph Cornell, born Nyack, NY 1903-died New York City 1972  Search this
Medium:
collage
Dimensions:
9 x 7 in. (22.9 x 17.8 cm)
Type:
Collage
Date:
1967
Topic:
Allegory\arts and sciences\music  Search this
Allegory\arts and sciences\mathematics  Search this
Object\written matter  Search this
Animal\bird\chickadee  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation
Object number:
1991.155.102
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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Uses of Infinity

Artist:
Joseph Cornell, born Nyack, NY 1903-died New York City 1972  Search this
Medium:
collage
Dimensions:
12 × 9 in. (30.5 × 22.9 cm)
Type:
Collage
Date:
1969
Topic:
Animal\bird  Search this
Allegory\arts and sciences\mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation
Object number:
1991.155.284
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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Untitled (brilliant red-plumed bird)

Artist:
Joseph Cornell, born Nyack, NY 1903-died New York City 1972  Search this
Medium:
collage
Dimensions:
12 × 9 in. (30.5 × 22.9 cm)
Type:
Collage
Date:
1969
Topic:
Animal\bird  Search this
Allegory\arts and sciences\mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation
Object number:
1991.155.285
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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edanmdm:saam_1991.155.285

Mathematics and Art (Northern Renaissance landscape, man walking over bridge)

Artist:
Joseph Cornell, born Nyack, NY 1903-died New York City 1972  Search this
Medium:
collage
Dimensions:
9 x 7 in. (22.9 x 17.8 cm)
Type:
Collage
Date:
1971
Topic:
Animal\dog  Search this
Landscape\road\path  Search this
Architecture\bridge\footbridge  Search this
Allegory\arts and sciences\art  Search this
Allegory\arts and sciences\mathematics  Search this
Object\other\container  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation
Object number:
1991.155.306
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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"The man who is guided by reason is more free in a state, where he lives under a general system of law, than in solitude, where he is independent."--Benedict Spinoza, Ethics, 1677. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.

Artist:
Richard Lindner, born Hamburg, Germany 1901-died New York City 1978  Search this
Sitter:
Benedict Spinoza  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
26 1/8 x 18 in. (66.4 x 45.8 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1956
Topic:
Allegory\arts and sciences\philosophy  Search this
Portrait male\bust  Search this
Allegory\arts and sciences\mathematics  Search this
Occupation\education\philosopher  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America
Object number:
1984.124.179
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
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edanmdm:saam_1984.124.179

Honor Pythagoras, Per I--Per VI

Artist:
Alfred Jensen, born Guatemala City, Guatemala 1903-died Livingston, NJ 1981  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
overall: 84 x 300 in. (213.4 x 762 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1964
Topic:
Abstract\geometric  Search this
Allegory\arts and sciences\mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Hugh W. Downe and museum purchase made possible by the American Art Forum
Object number:
2001.35A-F
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
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