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Leaders and Revolutionaries

Artist
Robert Rauschenberg, 22 Oct 1925 - 12 May 2008
Sitter
Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, 30 Nov 1874 - 24 Jan 1965
Lady Clementine Spencer Churchill, 1 Apr 1885 - 12 Dec 1977
Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 30 Jan 1882 - 12 Apr 1945
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt, 11 Oct 1884 - 7 Nov 1962
Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, 1870 - 1924
Mohandas Gandhi, 2 Oct 1869 - 30 Jan 1948
Mao Tse-Tung, 26 Dec 1893 - Sep 1976
Dwight David Eisenhower, 14 Oct 1890 - 28 Mar 1969
Martin Luther King, Jr., 15 Jan 1929 - 4 Apr 1968
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, 18 Jul 1918 - 5 Dec 2013
Margaret Hilda Thatcher, 13 Oct 1925 - 8 Apr 2013
Date
1998
Type
Collage
Medium
Collage of black and white and color transparencies on paperboard
Dimensions
35.2 x 25.8 cm. (13 7/8 x 10 3/16")
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine
Restrictions & Rights
© Robert Rauschenberg Foundation / Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY
Object number
NPG.99.TC13
Culture
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela: African\South African
Vladimir Ilyich Lenin: European\Russian
Margaret Hilda Thatcher: European\British
Mohandas Gandhi: Asian\Indian
Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill: European\British\English
Martin Luther King, Jr.: American\African American
Mao Tse-Tung: Asian\Chinese
Lady Clementine Spencer Churchill: European\British\English
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
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