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The Café and Courtyard will be closed Sunday, Nov. 17 in preparation for a special event. The museums will close at 5:00 pm, at which point visitors will be directed to exit through the building’s F street lobby. The G street exit and ramp will remain accessible to those who need it. We apologize for any inconvenience.

What Price of Oil

Artist
Mark Hess, born 1954
Date
1979
Type
Painting
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
35.5cm x 25.4cm (14" x 10"), Accurate
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine
Restrictions & Rights
© Mark Hess
Object number
NPG.84.TC82
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
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