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China's Great Leap Outward

Title
Deng Xiaoping
Artist
Edward Sorel, born 1929
Sitter
Deng Xiaoping, 22 Aug 1904 - 19 Feb 1997
Date
1978
Type
Painting
Medium
Watercolor, graphite and colored pencil on paper mounted on paperboard
Dimensions
50.1cm x 37.1cm (19 3/4" x 14 5/8"), Accurate
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine
Restrictions & Rights
© Edward Sorel
Object number
NPG.84.TC19
Culture
Deng Xiaoping: Asian\Chinese
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
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