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The Pope In Asia

Title
John Paul II
Artist
Richard Sparks, born 1944
Sitter
Pope John Paul II, 18 May 1920 - 2 Apr 2005
Date
1981
Type
Painting
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
59.7cm x 42.5cm (23 1/2" x 16 3/4"), Accurate
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine
Object number
NPG.84.TC136
Culture
Pope John Paul II: European\Polish
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
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