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The Café and Courtyard will be closed Sunday, Nov. 17 in preparation for a special event. The museums will close at 5:00 pm, at which point visitors will be directed to exit through the building’s F street lobby. The G street exit and ramp will remain accessible to those who need it. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Menachem Begin

Artist
Jim Sharpe, born 1936
Sitter
Menachem Begin, 16 Aug 1913 - Mar 1992
Date
1977
Type
Painting
Medium
Pencil and gouache on board
Dimensions
71.4cm x 48.2cm (28 1/8" x 19"), Accurate
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine
Object number
NPG.78.TC233
Culture
Menachem Begin: Middle Eastern\Israeli
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
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