We are open Saturday, January 20 through Monday, January 22 along with the rest of the Smithsonian museums and National Zoo. We are awaiting guidance on how the government shutdown might impact our operating status beyond Monday.

The Portraits

Staff member working in collections and putting a painting away

Bobby Locke

Artist
Boris Chaliapin, 1904 - May 1979
Sitter
Bobby Locke, 20 Nov 1917 - 9 Mar 1987
Type
Painting
Medium
Watercolor, gouache and graphite pencil
Dimensions
Sheet: 38.1 x 34.3cm (15 x 13 1/2")
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Mrs. Boris Chaliapin
Rights
©2008 Estate of Helcia Chaliapin
Object number
NPG.2010.TC68
Culture
Bobby Locke: African\South African
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
See more items in
National Portrait Gallery Collection