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Mstislav Rostropovich

Artist
Richard Sparks, born 1944
Sitter
Mstislav Leopoldovich Rostropovich, 27 Mar 1927 - 27 Apr 2007
Date
1977
Type
Painting
Medium
Oil on Masonite
Dimensions
57.8cm x 38.1cm (22 3/4" x 15"), Accurate
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine
Object number
NPG.78.TC713
Culture
Mstislav Leopoldovich Rostropovich: European\Russian
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
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