‘Parson Weems’ Fable’

Grant Wood * Amon Carter Museum

Happy Washington’s Birthday!

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3 responses to “‘Parson Weems’ Fable’

  1. “He was ignorant of the commonest accomplishments of youth. He could not even lie.”
    Mark Twain, “Brief Biographical Sketch of George Washington

  2. “His overwhelming ambition was to be thought unambitious.” – Paul Johnson

    That’s a funny painting, actually!

  3. I’m not sure why, but I’ve always found this painting to be vaguely disturbing.

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