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Nixon Rides the Waves

Nixon Rides the Waves
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Artist
Patrick Oliphant, born 1935
Sitter
Richard Milhous Nixon, 9 Jan 1913 - 22 Apr 1994
Date
1969
Type
Drawing
Medium
Ink, watercolor and graphite pencil on illustration board
Dimensions
69.2cm x 53.3cm (27 1/4" x 21"), Accurate
Topic
Weapon\Gun\Rifle
Caricature
Symbols & Motifs\Flag\National\United States
Symbols & Motifs\Star
Weapon\Missile
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Necktie
Costume\Headgear\Military\Helmet
Equipment\Sports Equipment\Surfboard
Symbols & Motifs\Arrow
Symbols & Motifs\Emblem\Elephant
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
Portrait
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine
Restrictions & Rights
Usage conditions apply
Copyright
© Pat Oliphant
Object number
NPG.78.TC643
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