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Africa, A Political Jungle

Africa, A Political Jungle
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Artist
Edward Sorel, born 1929
Sitter
Fidel Castro, 13 Aug 1926 - 26 Nov 2016
Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev, 19 Dec 1906 - Nov 1982
James Earl Carter, Jr., born 1 Oct 1924
Valery Giscard D'Estaing, 2 Feb 1926 - 2 Dec 2020
Date
1978
Type
Painting
Medium
Gouache, ink and graphite pencil on paper on artist board
Dimensions
48.5 x 36cm (19 1/8 x 14 3/16")
Topic
Symbols & Motifs\Medal
Costume\Headgear\Military
Exterior
Equipment\Smoking Implements\Cigar
Printed Material\Book\Bible
Nature & Environment\Animal\Cat\Lion
Costume\Headgear\Hat\Safari
Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev: Male
Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev: Politics and Government\Foreign leader\President
Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev: Politics and Government\Foreign leader\Communist Party Chairman
Fidel Castro: Male
Fidel Castro: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Revolutionary
Fidel Castro: Politics and Government\Foreign leader\President\Cuba
Fidel Castro: Politics and Government\Foreign leader\Premier\Cuba
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
Valery Giscard D'Estaing: Male
Valery Giscard D'Estaing: Politics and Government\Foreign leader\President\France
Portrait
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine
Restrictions & Rights
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Copyright
© Edward Sorel
Object number
NPG.82.TC74
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