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Ferhat Abbas

Artist
Boris Chaliapin, 1904 - May 1979
Sitter
Ferhat Mekki Abbas, 24 Aug 1899 - 24 Dec 1985
Date
1958
Type
Painting
Medium
Tempera, ink and pencil on board
Dimensions
51.4cm x 32.7cm (20 1/4" x 12 7/8"), Accurate
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine
Restrictions & Rights
© Chris Murphy
Object number
NPG.78.TC188
Culture
Ferhat Mekki Abbas: African\Algerian
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
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