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David Ben-Gurion

Artist
Boris Chaliapin, 1904 - May 1979
Sitter
David Ben-Gurion, 16 Oct 1886 - 1 Dec 1973
Date
1956
Type
Painting
Medium
Tempera, pencil and ink on board
Dimensions
46cm x 33.3cm (18 1/8" x 13 1/8"), Accurate
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine
Restrictions & Rights
© Chris Murphy
Object number
NPG.78.TC235
Culture
David Ben-Gurion: Middle Eastern\Israeli
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
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