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Agnew on Tightrope

Agnew on Tightrope
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Artist
Jack Davis, 2 Dec 1924 - 27 Jul 2016
Sitter
Spiro Theodore Agnew, 9 Nov 1918 - 17 Sep 1996
Carl Bert Albert, 10 May 1908 - 4 Feb 2000
George Brooke Beall, born 1926
Richard Milhous Nixon, 9 Jan 1913 - 22 Apr 1994
Date
1973
Type
Painting
Medium
Watercolor, gouache, graphite pencil, and cut paper on paperboard
Dimensions
73.6 x 61cm (29 x 24")
Mat: 91.4 x 66cm (36 x 26")
Topic
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses
Caricature
Costume\Dress Accessory\Handkerchief
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Necktie
George Brooke Beall: Male
George Brooke Beall: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Richard Milhous Nixon: Male
Richard Milhous Nixon: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Richard Milhous Nixon: Literature\Writer
Richard Milhous Nixon: Politics and Government\Vice-President of US
Richard Milhous Nixon: Military\Navy\Officer
Richard Milhous Nixon: Politics and Government\President of US
Richard Milhous Nixon: Politics and Government\US Senator\California
Richard Milhous Nixon: Politics and Government\US Congressman\California
Carl Bert Albert: Male
Carl Bert Albert: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Carl Bert Albert: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Speaker of the House
Carl Bert Albert: Military\Air Force\Officer
Carl Bert Albert: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Oklahoma
Spiro Theodore Agnew: Male
Spiro Theodore Agnew: Business and Finance\Businessperson
Spiro Theodore Agnew: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Spiro Theodore Agnew: Politics and Government\Vice-President of US
Spiro Theodore Agnew: Politics and Government\Government Official
Spiro Theodore Agnew: Literature\Writer\Novelist
Spiro Theodore Agnew: Politics and Government\Governor\Maryland
Spiro Theodore Agnew: Military\Army
Portrait
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine
Restrictions & Rights
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Copyright
© Jack Davis
Object number
NPG.78.TC192
Collection Description
In 1978, Time magazine donated approximately eight hundred works of original cover art to the National Portrait Gallery. The museum is dedicated to telling the stories of individuals who have shaped the United States, and the Time Collection—featuring prominent international figures and events—enriches our understanding of the United States in a global context.
En 1978, la revista Time donó a la National Portrait Gallery cerca de 800 obras de arte originales creadas para sus portadas. Nuestro museo se dedica a narrar la historia de figuras que han contribuido a forjar el desarrollo de Estados Unidos, y es así que la Colección Time, que incluye retratos de importantes personalidades internacionales, nos ayuda a comprender mejor a nuestra nación en un contexto global.
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery