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Artist
Al Hirschfeld, 21 Jun 1903 - 21 Jan 2003
Sitter
Richard Rodgers, 28 Jun 1902 - 30 Dec 1979
Lorenz Milton Hart, 2 May 1895 - 22 Nov 1943
Cole Porter, 9 Jun 1892 - 15 Oct 1964
Harold Arlen, 15 Feb 1905 - 23 Apr 1986
Dorothy Fields, 15 Jul 1905 - 28 Mar 1974
Jerome Kern, 27 Jan 1885 - 11 Nov 1945
Johnny Mercer, 19 Nov 1909 - 25 Jun 1976
Ira Gershwin, 6 Dec 1896 - 17 Aug 1983
Irving Berlin, 11 May 1888 - 22 Sep 1989
Hoagy Carmichael, 22 Nov 1899 - 20 Dec 1981
George Gershwin, 26 Sep 1898 - 11 Jul 1937
Duke Ellington, 29 Apr 1899 - 24 May 1974
Date
1983
Type
Drawing
Medium
Ink over pencil on illustration board
Dimensions
Image/Board: 60.9cm x 50.4cm (24" x 19 13/16")
Topic
Costume\Jewelry\Earring
Music\Musical instrument\Piano
Costume\Jewelry\Necklace\Pearl
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses
Equipment\Smoking Implements\Cigar
Equipment\Smoking Implements\Pipe
Equipment\Smoking Implements\Cigarette
Duke Ellington: Male
Duke Ellington: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Composer
Duke Ellington: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Pianist
Duke Ellington: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz
Duke Ellington: Presidential Medal of Freedom
Cole Porter: Male
Cole Porter: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Composer
Cole Porter: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Lyricist
Cole Porter: Oscar
Richard Rodgers: Male
Richard Rodgers: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Composer
Richard Rodgers: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Pianist
Richard Rodgers: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Lyricist
Richard Rodgers: Pulitzer Prize
Richard Rodgers: Oscar
Hoagy Carmichael: Male
Hoagy Carmichael: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Songwriter
Hoagy Carmichael: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Pianist
Hoagy Carmichael: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Jazz
Hoagy Carmichael: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz
Hoagy Carmichael: Oscar
Lorenz Milton Hart: Male
Lorenz Milton Hart: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Lyricist
Harold Arlen: Male
Harold Arlen: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Songwriter
Harold Arlen: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Popular
Harold Arlen: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Pianist
Harold Arlen: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Arranger
Harold Arlen: Oscar
Dorothy Fields: Female
Dorothy Fields: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Teacher
Dorothy Fields: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Songwriter
Dorothy Fields: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Popular
Dorothy Fields: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Lyricist
Dorothy Fields: Oscar
Jerome Kern: Male
Jerome Kern: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Composer
Jerome Kern: Oscar
Johnny Mercer: Male
Johnny Mercer: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Songwriter
Johnny Mercer: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Popular
Johnny Mercer: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz
Johnny Mercer: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Lyricist
Johnny Mercer: Oscar
George Gershwin: Male
George Gershwin: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Composer
George Gershwin: Visual Arts\Artist\Portraitist
George Gershwin: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Songwriter
George Gershwin: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Pianist
George Gershwin: Congressional Gold Medal
Ira Gershwin: Visual Arts\Artist
Ira Gershwin: Male
Ira Gershwin: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Composer
Ira Gershwin: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Songwriter
Ira Gershwin: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Lyricist
Ira Gershwin: Pulitzer Prize
Ira Gershwin: Congressional Gold Medal
Irving Berlin: Male
Irving Berlin: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Songwriter
Irving Berlin: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Pianist
Irving Berlin: Military and Intelligence\Army
Irving Berlin: Oscar
Irving Berlin: Presidential Medal of Freedom
Irving Berlin: Congressional Gold Medal
Portrait
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Restrictions & Rights
Usage conditions apply
Copyright
© Al Hirschfeld. Art reproduced by special arrangement with Hirschfeld's exclusive representative, the Margo Feiden Galleries, Ltd., New York.
Object number
NPG.84.323
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery