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France's Election Brawl

Artist
Sandy Huffaker, born 1943
Sitter
Valery Giscard D'Estaing, born 2 Feb 1926
Raymond Barre, 12 Apr 1924 - 25 Aug 2007
Georges Marchais, 1920 - 1997
Jacques Chirac, born 29 Nov 1932
Francois Mitterrand, 26 Oct 1916 - 8 Jan 1996
Date
1978
Type
Painting
Medium
Watercolor, graphite and gouache on paper
Dimensions
45.5cm x 34cm (17 15/16" x 13 3/8"), Accurate
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine
Restrictions & Rights
© Sandy Huffaker
Object number
NPG.84.TC33
Culture
Raymond Barre: European\French
Jacques Chirac: European\French
Georges Marchais: European\French
Valery Giscard D'Estaing: European\French
Francois Mitterrand: European\French
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
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