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The Shah of Iran

Artist
Seymour Chwast, born 1931
Sitter
Mohammed Reza Pahlevi, 26 Oct 1919 - 27 Jul 1980
Date
1978
Type
Painting
Medium
Tempera and film collage on paper
Dimensions
39.5cm x 29.3cm (15 9/16" x 11 9/16"), Accurate
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine
Restrictions & Rights
© Seymour Chwast
Object number
NPG.84.TC146
Culture
Mohammed Reza Pahlevi: Middle Eastern\Iranian
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
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