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Walter Cronkite

Walter Cronkite
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Artist
Robert Vickrey, 26 Aug 1926 - 17 Apr 2011
Sitter
Walter Leland Cronkite, Jr., 4 Nov 1916 - 17 Jul 2009
Date
1966
Type
Painting
Medium
Watercolor, gouache and graphite pencil on paper
Dimensions
Sight: 53.3 x 36.8cm (21 x 14 1/2")
Mat: 71.1 x 51.4cm (28 x 20 1/4")
Frame: 104.1 x 56.5 x 1.9cm (41 x 22 1/4 x 3/4")
Topic
Equipment\Camera
Home Furnishings\Television
Home Furnishings\Lighting Devices
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Necktie
Interior\Studio\Television
Walter Leland Cronkite, Jr.: Male
Walter Leland Cronkite, Jr.: Communications\Journalist\Reporter\Newspaper
Walter Leland Cronkite, Jr.: Communications\Broadcast Journalist\Television
Walter Leland Cronkite, Jr.: Communications\Broadcast Journalist\Radio
Walter Leland Cronkite, Jr.: Presidential Medal of Freedom
Portrait
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine
Restrictions & Rights
Usage conditions apply
Copyright
© Robert Vickrey / Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Object number
NPG.78.TC319
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