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Martin Luther King, Jr.

Object Details

Date
1957
Artist
Boris Chaliapin, 22 Sep 1904 - 18 May 1979
Copy after
Walter Bennett, born 1921
Sitter
Martin Luther King, Jr., 15 Jan 1929 - 4 Apr 1968
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.
Topic
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache
Costume\Dress Accessory\Neckwear\Tie\Necktie
Costume\Robe
Martin Luther King, Jr.: Male
Martin Luther King, Jr.: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Activist\Civil rights activist\Civil rights leader
Martin Luther King, Jr.: Religion and Spirituality\Clergy\Minister
Martin Luther King, Jr.: Nobel Prize
Martin Luther King, Jr.: Presidential Medal of Freedom
Martin Luther King, Jr.: Congressional Gold Medal
Portrait
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
Object number
NPG.78.TC516
Type
Painting
Restrictions & Rights
Usage conditions apply
Copyright
© Chris Murphy
Medium
Watercolor and pencil on board
Dimensions
Sight: 42.2 x 31.1cm (16 5/8 x 12 1/4")
Mat: 71.1 x 55.9cm (28 x 22")
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4027f4ccf-1deb-4251-a3ae-866594ed31cc
Record ID
npg_NPG.78.TC516

Martin Luther King, Jr.

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