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"Education makes a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to enslave."--Henry Peter Brougham, The Present State of Law, 1828. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.

1956 Honoré Sharrer Born: West Point, New York 1920 Died: Washington, District of Columbia 2009 gouache and pencil on paperboard sheet: 13 1/4 x 10 1/2 in. (33.7 x 26.7 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Container Corporation of America 1984.124.268 Not currently on view


Keywords

Allegory - arts and sciences - education

Architecture - education

Figure group

Figure(s) in interior - education

Occupation - education - student

Occupation - education - teacher

painting

paint - gouache

pencil

paperboard