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The Great Kissinger

The Great Kissinger
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Artist
Jack Davis, 2 Dec 1924 - 27 Jul 2016
Sitter
Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev, 19 Dec 1906 - Nov 1982
Henry Alfred Kissinger, born 27 May 1923
Mao Tse-Tung, 26 Dec 1893 - Sep 1976
Golda Meir, 3 Apr 1898 - 8 Dec 1978
Anwar Sadat, 25 Dec 1918 - 6 Oct 1981
Date
1974
Type
Painting
Medium
Watercolor, gouache, ink and pastel on paperboard
Dimensions
68.6cm x 49.5cm (27" x 19 1/2"), Accurate
Topic
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache
Interior\Performing Arts\Theatrical\Stage
Costume\Headgear\Hat\Top hat
Caricature
Home Furnishings\Curtain
Nature & Environment\Animal\Bird\Dove
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Necktie
Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev: Male
Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev: Politics and Government\Foreign Leader\President
Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev: Politics and Government\Foreign Leader\Communist Party Chairman
Golda Meir: Female
Golda Meir: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Minister
Golda Meir: Politics and Government\Foreign Leader\Prime Minister\Israel
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
Henry Alfred Kissinger: Male
Henry Alfred Kissinger: Education\Educator
Henry Alfred Kissinger: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Executive
Henry Alfred Kissinger: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of State
Henry Alfred Kissinger: Communications\Interpreter
Henry Alfred Kissinger: Nobel Prize
Mao Tse-Tung: Male
Mao Tse-Tung: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Revolutionary
Mao Tse-Tung: Politics and Government\Foreign Leader\Communist Party Chairman
Portrait
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine; conserved with funds from The Pritzker Traubert Family Foundation
Restrictions & Rights
Usage conditions apply
Copyright
© Jack Davis
Object number
NPG.78.TC526
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