Pacificism Is Not Enough
- Pen and black ink, blue chalk, white gouache and graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper, mounted on, thick, smooth, beige, cardboard
- 14 9/16 × 20 inches (37 × 50.8 cm), 13 7/16 × 19 1/16 inches (34.1 × 48.4 cm), and 11 5/8 × 18 inches (29.5 × 45.7 cm)
Inscribed in pen, with black ink, upper left: "The painful fact emerges that you cannot abolish | war by merely wishing for peace. --| (BRIGHT SAYINGS OF THE WEEK.)" inscribed in white gouache, upper right: "ANY BUTCHER"; inscribed in pen, with black ink, center: "Paper Resolution | Paper Resolution"; inscribed in pen, with black ink, lower, left: "WELL-MEANING INEFFECTUALS"; inscribed in pen, with black ink, lower center: "PACIFISM IS NOT ENOUGH."; inscribed in pen, with black ink, center left: "No action No sanctions No trouble"
Signed in brush and black ink, lower right: "LOW"
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- Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Charles and E. Jennifer Monaghan
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- © Estate of the Artist
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Sir David Low, 1891–1963, New Zealand, Pacificism Is Not Enough, undated
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