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Stan Washburn (American, b. 1943)

Academic, from the series A Moral Alphabet of Vice and Folly

Date: 1983
Medium: Etching
Object Dimensions: 16 1/4 x 14 3/4 in. (41.28 x 37.47 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of the artist, 2002.008.01.02
Photo Credit: Jueqian Fang

An Academic speculated whether a bather is beautiful if there is none in the forest to admire her. He hid in the bushes to find out, which vitiated his premise but made him happy.
Moral: Empiricism is more fun than speculation.

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