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Ayatollah Khomeini

Artist
Birney Lettick, 1919 - 1986
Sitter
Mussavi Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, 1900 - 1989
Date
1979
Type
Painting
Medium
Oil on acrylic on prepared artist board
Dimensions
61cm x 50.8cm (24" x 20"), Accurate
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine
Object number
NPG.82.TC118
Culture
Mussavi Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini: Middle Eastern\Iranian
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
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