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The Café, the Explore Family Space 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.

Guevara, Khrushchev and Mao Tse-tung

Artist
Bernard Safran, 1924 - 17 Oct 1995
Sitter
Che Guevara, 1928 - 1967
Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev, 17 Apr 1894 - Sep 1971
Mao Tse-Tung, 26 Dec 1893 - Sep 1976
Date
1960
Type
Painting
Medium
Acrylic on Masonite
Dimensions
61cm x 43.8cm (24" x 17 1/4"), Accurate
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine
Restrictions & Rights
© Estate of Bernard Safran
Object number
NPG.78.TC425
Culture
Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev: European\Russian
Che Guevara: Hispanic
Che Guevara: Caribbean\Cuban
Mao Tse-Tung: Asian\Chinese
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
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