April 25, 2011

The Glory of American Money - William Hicok Low's "History Instructing Youth"

On this Day in the History of Art: Leon Battista Alberti died (1472), “Robinson Crusoe” published (1719), Gustave Boulanger born (1824), Peter Il'yich Tchaikovsky born (1840), Tokyo opens to foreign trade, influencing Impressionist painters (1867)

Nationality: American
Born/Died: 1853-1933

Creation Date: 1896
Media: Intalgio print

"To the glory of mankind, there was, for the first and only time in history, a country of money--and I have no higher, more reverent tribute to pay to America, for this means: a country of reason, justice, freedom, production, achievement."

-Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged

The text to the right is the US Constitution.

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