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Paul Robeson

Paul Robeson
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Artist
Yousuf Karsh, 23 Dec 1908 - 13 Jul 2002
Sitter
Paul Robeson, 9 Apr 1898 - 23 Jan 1976
Date
1941
Type
Photograph
Medium
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
Image: 49.2 × 39.5 cm (19 3/8 × 15 9/16")
Sheet: 50.2 × 40.4 cm (19 3/4 × 15 7/8")
Mount: 56 × 45.8 cm (22 1/16 × 18 1/16")
Mat (Karsh exhibit): 81.3 × 66 cm (32 × 26")
Topic
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Necktie
Paul Robeson: Male
Paul Robeson: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater
Paul Robeson: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer
Paul Robeson: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Activist\Civil rights activist
Paul Robeson: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie
Portrait
Place
Canada\Ontario\Ottawa
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Estrellita Karsh in memory of Yousuf Karsh
Restrictions & Rights
Usage conditions apply
Copyright
© Estate of Yousuf Karsh
Object number
NPG.2012.77.86
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery