Jacob Lawrence (American, Modernism, 1917-2000): “Men exist for the sake of one another. Teach them then or bear with them.” — Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, Meditations, VIII:59. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man; 1958. Oil on fiberboard 20-3/4 x 16-3/4 inches (52.6 x 42.4 cm). Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C., USA. © The Estate of Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, NY. © This artwork may be protected by copyright. It is posted on the site in accordance with fair use principles.