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King Hussein

Artist
Boris Chaliapin, 1904 - May 1979
Sitter
King Hussein, 14 Nov 1935 - 7 Feb 1999
Date
1956
Type
Painting
Medium
Gouache and graphite pencil on illustration board
Dimensions
44.5cm x 32cm (17 1/2" x 12 5/8"), Image
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Mrs. Boris Chaliapin
Restrictions & Rights
© Chris Murphy
Object number
NPG.88.TC33
Culture
King Hussein: Middle Eastern\Jordanian
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
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