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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.

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Jack Davis, 2 Dec 1924 - 27 Jul 2016
Henry Alfred Kissinger, born 27 May 1923
Edward Richard George Heath, 9 Jul 1916 - 17 Jul 2005
Georges Jean Raymond Pompidou, 1911 - 2 Apr 1974
Helmut Heinrich Waldemar Schmidt, 23 Dec 1918 - 10 Nov 2015
Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev, 19 Dec 1906 - Nov 1982
Watercolor, gouache, ink, and pastel pencil on watercolor board
61cm x 50.8cm (24" x 20"), Accurate
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine; conserved with funds from The Pritzker Traubert Family Foundation
Restrictions & Rights
© Jack Davis
Object number
Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev: European\Russian
Georges Jean Raymond Pompidou: European\French
Helmut Heinrich Waldemar Schmidt: European\German
Edward Richard George Heath: European\British
Henry Alfred Kissinger: European\German
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
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