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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.

John Paul II

Artist
Richard Hess, 1934 - 1991
Sitter
Pope John Paul II, 18 May 1920 - 2 Apr 2005
Date
1983
Type
Painting
Medium
Acrylic on canvas
Dimensions
40.2cm x 30.5cm (15 13/16" x 12"), Accurate
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine
Object number
NPG.86.TC15
Culture
Pope John Paul II: European\Polish
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
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