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John Paul II

Artist
Kinuko Yamabe Craft, born 1940
Sitter
Pope John Paul II, 18 May 1920 - 2 Apr 2005
Date
1983
Type
Painting
Medium
Tempera and gold leaf on wood board
Dimensions
46.8cm x 35.6cm (18 7/16" x 14"), Accurate
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine
Object number
NPG.86.TC16
Culture
Pope John Paul II: European\Polish
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
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