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Hirohito

Artist
Mike Hinge, born 1937
Sitter
Hirohito, 29 Apr 1901 - 7 Jan 1989
Date
1971
Type
Painting
Medium
Acrylic paint and graphite pencil on paperboard
Dimensions
70.5cm x 57.8cm (27 3/4" x 22 3/4"), Accurate
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine
Object number
NPG.78.TC441
Culture
Hirohito: Asian\Japanese
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
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