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Martin Luther King, Jr.

Artist
Charles Alston, 1907 - 1977
Sitter
Martin Luther King, Jr., 15 Jan 1929 - 4 Apr 1968
Date
1970
Type
Sculpture
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
32cm (12 5/8"), Accurate
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Restrictions & Rights
© Estate of Charles Alston
Object number
NPG.74.36
Culture
Martin Luther King, Jr.: American\African American
Provenance
Charles Alston [1907-1977]; purchased NPG 1974
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
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