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Bobby Riggs

Bobby Riggs
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Artist
Mort Drucker, 22 Mar 1929 - 9 Apr 2020
Sitter
Robert Larimore Riggs, 1918 - 26 Oct 1995
Date
1973
Type
Painting
Medium
Watercolor, ink, pastel pencil and graphite pencil on paper
Dimensions
47cm x 31.1cm (18 1/2" x 12 1/4"), Accurate
Topic
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses
Personal Attribute\Teeth
Equipment\Sports Equipment\Tennis racket
Nature & Environment\Animal\Pig
Robert Larimore Riggs: Male
Robert Larimore Riggs: Sports and Recreation\Athlete\Tennis
Portrait
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine; conserved with funds from The Pritzker Traubert Family Foundation
Restrictions & Rights
Usage conditions apply
Copyright
© Mort Drucker
Object number
NPG.78.TC696
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
Location
Currently not on view