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Jimmy in the Lions' Den

Jimmy in the Lions
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Edward Sorel, born 1929
Menachem Begin, 16 Aug 1913 - Mar 1992
Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev, 19 Dec 1906 - Nov 1982
James Earl Carter, Jr., born 1 Oct 1924
Hua Kuo-feng, 1920 - 20 Aug 2008
Anwar Sadat, 25 Dec 1918 - 6 Oct 1981
Helmut Heinrich Waldemar Schmidt, 23 Dec 1918 - 10 Nov 2015
Watercolor and ink on paper
Other: 50.8 x 38.1cm (20 x 15")
Frame: 76.8 x 61.3 x 2.9cm (30 1/4 x 24 1/8 x 1 1/8")
Nature & Environment\Clouds
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses
Nature & Environment\Bone
Nature & Environment\Animal\Cat\Lion
Nature & Environment\Animal\Cat\Lion
Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev: Male
Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev: Politics and Government\Foreign leader\President
Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev: Politics and Government\Foreign leader\Communist Party Chairman
James Earl Carter, Jr.: Male
James Earl Carter, Jr.: Literature\Writer
James Earl Carter, Jr.: Natural Resource Occupations\Agriculturist\Farmer
James Earl Carter, Jr.: Military and Intelligence\Navy\Officer
James Earl Carter, Jr.: Politics and Government\President of US
James Earl Carter, Jr.: Politics and Government\Governor\Georgia
James Earl Carter, Jr.: Society and Social Change\Administrator\Charity administrator\Charity founder
James Earl Carter, Jr.: Politics and Government\State Senator\Georgia
James Earl Carter, Jr.: Nobel Prize
James Earl Carter, Jr.: Presidential Medal of Freedom
Helmut Heinrich Waldemar Schmidt: Male
Helmut Heinrich Waldemar Schmidt: Literature\Writer
Helmut Heinrich Waldemar Schmidt: Journalism and Media\Newspaper publisher
Helmut Heinrich Waldemar Schmidt: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Pianist
Helmut Heinrich Waldemar Schmidt: Politics and Government\Chancellor
Menachem Begin: Male
Menachem Begin: Politics and Government\Foreign leader\Prime Minister\Israel
Menachem Begin: Nobel Prize
Anwar Sadat: Male
Anwar Sadat: Nobel Prize
Anwar Sadat: Politics and Government\Foreign leader\President\Egypt
Anwar Sadat: Presidential Medal of Freedom
Anwar Sadat: Politics and Government\Political prisoner
Hua Kuo-feng: Male
Hua Kuo-feng: Politics and Government\Foreign leader\Prime Minister
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National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine
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© Edward Sorel
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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.
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National Portrait Gallery