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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.

The Great Kissinger

Jack Davis, 2 Dec 1924 - 27 Jul 2016
Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev, 19 Dec 1906 - Nov 1982
Henry Alfred Kissinger, born 27 May 1923
Mao Tse-Tung, 26 Dec 1893 - Sep 1976
Golda Meir, 3 Apr 1898 - 8 Dec 1978
Anwar Sadat, 25 Dec 1918 - 6 Oct 1981
Watercolor, gouache, ink and pastel on paperboard
68.6cm x 49.5cm (27" x 19 1/2"), 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
Golda Meir: European\Russian
Golda Meir: European\Ukrainian
Golda Meir: Middle Eastern\Israeli
Anwar Sadat: African\Egyptian
Henry Alfred Kissinger: European\German
Mao Tse-Tung: Asian\Chinese
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
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