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Nickolas Muray

Artist:
Miguel Covarrubias, 22 Nov 1904 - 4 Feb 1957  Search this
Sitter:
Nickolas Muray, 15 Feb 1892 - 2 Nov 1965  Search this
Medium:
Graphite, gouache and ink on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 35.9cm x 27cm (14 1/8" x 10 5/8")
Sheet: 42.5cm x 33.7cm (16 3/4" x 13 1/4")
Type:
Drawing
Date:
c. 1927
Topic:
Weapon\Sword\Epée  Search this
Home Furnishings\Lighting Devices\Spot Light  Search this
Symbols & Motifs\Heart  Search this
Equipment\Sports Equipment\Fencing  Search this
Nickolas Muray: Male  Search this
Nickolas Muray: Visual Arts\Artist\Photographer  Search this
Nickolas Muray: Sports and Recreation\Athlete\Fencer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Mimi and Nicholas C. Muray
Object number:
NPG.91.132
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Portrait Gallery
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EDAN-URL:
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Crackdown on Mafia

Artist:
Nicholas Gaetano, born 1944  Search this
Medium:
Acrylic on board
Dimensions:
72.3cm x 51.6cm (28 7/16" x 20 5/16"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1984
Topic:
Costume\Headgear\Hat  Search this
Symbols & Motifs\Flag\National\United States  Search this
Home Furnishings\Lighting Devices\Spot Light  Search this
Symbols & Motifs\Flag\National\Italian  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine
Object number:
NPG.86.TC43
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Plights of Stardom

Alternate Title:
Rouben Mamoulian; Miriam Hopkins; David O. Selznick
Artist:
Don Freeman, 1908 - 1978  Search this
Sitter:
Rouben Mamoulian, 8 Oct 1897 - 4 Dec 1987  Search this
Miriam Hopkins, 1902 - 1965  Search this
David O. Selznick, 10 May 1902 - 22 Jun 1965  Search this
Medium:
Lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 52.1 × 40.3 cm (20 1/2 × 15 7/8")
Type:
Print
Date:
1935
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Equipment\Smoking Implements\Cigar  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Printed Material\Papers  Search this
Equipment\Sound Devices\Microphone  Search this
Interior\Performing Arts\Theatrical\Stage  Search this
Home Furnishings\Lighting Devices\Spot Light  Search this
Human Figures  Search this
Rouben Mamoulian: Male  Search this
Rouben Mamoulian: Literature\Writer\Poet  Search this
Rouben Mamoulian: Visual Arts\Artist\Photographer  Search this
Rouben Mamoulian: Performing Arts\Director\Motion Pictures  Search this
Rouben Mamoulian: Performing Arts\Director\Theater  Search this
Rouben Mamoulian: Humanities and Social Sciences\Linguist  Search this
Miriam Hopkins: Female  Search this
Miriam Hopkins: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
David O. Selznick: Male  Search this
David O. Selznick: Performing Arts\Producer\Motion Pictures  Search this
David O. Selznick: Oscar  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.88.174
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Estate of Don Freeman
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GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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James Wong Howe

Artist:
George Hurrell, 01 Jun 1904 - 17 May 1992  Search this
Sitter:
James Wong Howe, 28 Aug 1899 - 12 Jul 1976  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet/Mount: 33 × 25.5 cm (13 × 10 1/16")
Mat: 71.1 × 55.9 cm (28 × 22")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1942
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Home Furnishings\Lighting Devices\Spot Light  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Necktie  Search this
James Wong Howe: Male  Search this
James Wong Howe: Performing Arts\Director\Motion Pictures  Search this
James Wong Howe: Performing Arts\Cinematographer  Search this
James Wong Howe: Oscar  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.89.191
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© George Hurrell, Jr.
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National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Willie "the Lion" Smith

Artist:
Arnold A. Newman, 3 Mar 1918 - 6 Jun 2006  Search this
Sitter:
William Henry Smith, Nov 1897 - Apr 1973  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 32.8 x 21.8 cm (12 15/16 x 8 9/16")
Sheet: 35.4 x 27.7 cm (13 15/16 x 10 7/8")
Mat: 55.9 x 40.6 cm (22 x 16")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\New York\Kings\New York
Date:
1960 (printed later)
Topic:
Music\Musical instrument\Piano  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Equipment\Smoking Implements\Cigarette  Search this
Interior\Nightclub  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat\Derby  Search this
Home Furnishings\Lighting Devices\Spot Light  Search this
Equipment\Smoking Implements\Cigarette holder  Search this
William Henry Smith: Male  Search this
William Henry Smith: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Composer  Search this
William Henry Smith: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Pianist  Search this
William Henry Smith: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Arnold Newman
Object number:
NPG.91.89.77
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Arnold Newman / Getty Images
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National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Cappie

Artist:
Marcia Gygli King, born 1931  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Woman  Search this
Medium:
Mixed media relief on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 152.4 x 182.9cm (60 x 72")
Type:
Mixed Media
Date:
1984
Topic:
Costume\Headgear\Hat  Search this
Home Furnishings\Lighting Devices\Spot Light  Search this
Home Furnishings\Dishes\Bowl  Search this
Unidentified Woman: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Marcia Gygli King
Object number:
PC991301
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm407e27d17-2543-4db5-a43f-8de6c9b7abc3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_PC991301

The Painter

Artist:
Larry Francis  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Man  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Sight (Accurate): 135.3 x 151.3cm (53 1/4 x 59 9/16")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1982
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Baggage & Luggage\Bag  Search this
Artwork\Portrait  Search this
Artist's Effects\Easel  Search this
Exterior\Architecture\Porch  Search this
Home Furnishings\Towel  Search this
Home Furnishings\Lighting Devices\Spot Light  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair\Lawn chair  Search this
Nature & Environment\Plant\Potted  Search this
Unidentified Man: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Woodmere Art Museum
Object number:
1984.7
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm48521a9e1-a748-4fa1-9273-901c23973d41
EDAN-URL:
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Stage Show rehearsal

Artist:
Alfred Wertheimer, 16 Nov 1929 - 19 Oct 2014  Search this
Printer:
David Adamson  Search this
Sitter:
Elvis Aron Presley, 8 Jan 1935 - 16 Aug 1977  Search this
Unidentified Men  Search this
Medium:
Pigment print
Dimensions:
Image: 106.7 x 73.7cm (42 x 29")
Sheet: 116.8 x 83.8cm (46 x 33")
Frame: 123.8 x 90.2cm (48 3/4 x 35 1/2")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
March 17, 1956
Topic:
Equipment\Sound Devices\Microphone  Search this
Interior\Performing Arts\Theatrical\Stage  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Guitar  Search this
Home Furnishings\Lighting Devices\Spot Light  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Male  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Guitarist  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Rock  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Military\Army  Search this
Unidentified Men: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Govinda Gallery
Object number:
EXH.PR.06
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Alfred Wertheimer. All rights reserved.
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4b4f204fa-8f8a-4b1a-b818-56aad7149a66
EDAN-URL:
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On stage, television performance, Stage Show

Artist:
Alfred Wertheimer, 16 Nov 1929 - 19 Oct 2014  Search this
Printer:
David Adamson  Search this
Sitter:
Elvis Aron Presley, 8 Jan 1935 - 16 Aug 1977  Search this
Unidentified Men  Search this
Medium:
Pigment print
Dimensions:
Image: 73.7 x 106.7cm (29 x 42")
Sheet: 83.8 x 116.8cm (33 x 46")
Frame: 90.8 x 123.2cm (35 3/4 x 48 1/2")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
March 17, 1956
Topic:
Interior\Performing Arts\Theatrical\Stage  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Guitar  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Drum  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Bass  Search this
Home Furnishings\Lighting Devices\Spot Light  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Male  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Guitarist  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Rock  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Military\Army  Search this
Unidentified Men: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Govinda Gallery
Object number:
EXH.PR.07
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Alfred Wertheimer. All rights reserved.
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm425a68d81-fcc5-4924-b448-666f2d076015
EDAN-URL:
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Stage Show performance, airbourne

Artist:
Alfred Wertheimer, 16 Nov 1929 - 19 Oct 2014  Search this
Printer:
David Adamson  Search this
Sitter:
Elvis Aron Presley, 8 Jan 1935 - 16 Aug 1977  Search this
Medium:
Pigment print
Dimensions:
Image: 106.7 x 73.7cm (42 x 29")
Sheet: 116.8 x 83.8cm (46 x 33")
Frame: 123.8 x 90.2cm (48 3/4 x 35 1/2")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
March 17, 1956
Topic:
Interior\Performing Arts\Theatrical\Stage  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Guitar  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Drum  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Bass  Search this
Home Furnishings\Lighting Devices\Spot Light  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Male  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Guitarist  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Rock  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Military\Army  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Govinda Gallery
Object number:
EXH.PR.08
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Alfred Wertheimer. All rights reserved.
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4f26cd926-6d6f-4a63-9d5f-c483aca94cde
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_EXH.PR.08

Starburst

Artist:
Alfred Wertheimer, 16 Nov 1929 - 19 Oct 2014  Search this
Printer:
David Adamson  Search this
Sitter:
Elvis Aron Presley, 8 Jan 1935 - 16 Aug 1977  Search this
Unidentified Group  Search this
Medium:
Pigment print
Dimensions:
Image: 142.2 x 98.1cm (56 x 38 5/8")
Sheet: 152.4 x 101.6cm (60 x 40")
Frame: 159.4 x 114.6cm (62 3/4 x 45 1/8")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
July 4, 1956
Topic:
Equipment\Sound Devices\Microphone  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Bass  Search this
Home Furnishings\Lighting Devices\Spot Light  Search this
Interior\Performing Arts\Concert hall  Search this
Human Figures\Crowd  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Male  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Guitarist  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Rock  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Military\Army  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Govinda Gallery
Object number:
EXH.PR.56
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Alfred Wertheimer. All rights reserved.
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4109bc2aa-ee66-4c74-b4e2-19d49913f2e8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_EXH.PR.56

On stage with Steve Allen and hound dog

Artist:
Alfred Wertheimer, 16 Nov 1929 - 19 Oct 2014  Search this
Printer:
David Adamson  Search this
Sitter:
Elvis Aron Presley, 8 Jan 1935 - 16 Aug 1977  Search this
Steve Allen  Search this
Medium:
Pigment print
Dimensions:
Image: 73.7 x 106.7cm (29 x 42")
Sheet: 83.8 x 116.8cm (33 x 46")
Frame: 90.8 x 123.2cm (35 3/4 x 48 1/2")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
June 29,1956
Topic:
Interior\Performing Arts\Theatrical\Stage  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Guitar  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat\Top hat  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat\Cowboy hat  Search this
Nature & Environment\Animal\Dog  Search this
Equipment\Camera  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Drum  Search this
Home Furnishings\Lighting Devices\Spot Light  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Male  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Guitarist  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Rock  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Military\Army  Search this
Steve Allen: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Govinda Gallery
Object number:
EXH.PR.27
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Alfred Wertheimer. All rights reserved.
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Catalog of American Portraits
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Catalog of American Portraits
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm447e4d0de-ef4d-42b3-a3ec-b8c9be6f8d51
EDAN-URL:
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Alice B. Toklas and Gertrude Stein

Artist:
Sir Cecil Beaton, 14 Jan 1904 - 18 Jan 1980  Search this
Sitter:
Alice Babette Toklas, 30 Apr 1877 - 7 Mar 1967  Search this
Gertrude Stein, 3 Feb 1874 - 27 Jul 1946  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Sheet: 24.3 x 19.1cm (9 9/16 x 7 1/2")
Mat: 55.9 x 45.7cm (22 x 18")
Frame (CJM): 47.3 x 37.1cm (18 5/8 x 14 5/8")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1937
Topic:
Costume\Outerwear\Coat\Fur  Search this
Home Furnishings\Lighting Devices\Spot Light  Search this
Interior\Studio\Photography  Search this
Alice Babette Toklas: Female  Search this
Alice Babette Toklas: Literature\Writer  Search this
Alice Babette Toklas: Education\Educator\Lecturer  Search this
Gertrude Stein: Female  Search this
Gertrude Stein: Literature\Writer\Poet  Search this
Gertrude Stein: Literature\Writer\Librettist  Search this
Gertrude Stein: Visual Arts\Art Collector  Search this
Gertrude Stein: Literature\Writer\Novelist  Search this
Gertrude Stein: Visual Arts\Art Patron  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Cecil Beaton Archives, Sotheby's, London
Object number:
EXH.GS.33
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4a0fb39fe-1281-4932-b1ca-033e49ef3036
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_EXH.GS.33

On stage, from the wings, The Steve Allen Show, NYC

Artist:
Alfred Wertheimer, 16 Nov 1929 - 19 Oct 2014  Search this
Printer:
David Adamson  Search this
Sitter:
Elvis Aron Presley, 8 Jan 1935 - 16 Aug 1977  Search this
Steve Allen, 26 Dec 1921 - 30 Oct 2000  Search this
Unidentified Group  Search this
Medium:
Pigment print
Dimensions:
Image: 106.7 x 73.7cm (42 x 29")
Sheet: 116.8 x 83.8cm (46 x 33")
Frame: 123.2 x 90.8cm (48 1/2 x 35 3/4")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
June 29,1956
Topic:
Interior\Performing Arts\Theatrical\Stage  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Guitar  Search this
Home Furnishings\Curtain  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Drum  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Bass  Search this
Home Furnishings\Lighting Devices\Spot Light  Search this
Home Furnishings\Television  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Male  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Guitarist  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Rock  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Military\Army  Search this
Steve Allen: Male  Search this
Steve Allen: Literature\Writer  Search this
Steve Allen: Performing Arts  Search this
Steve Allen: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician  Search this
Steve Allen: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Composer  Search this
Steve Allen: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Steve Allen: Performing Arts\Performer\Comedian  Search this
Steve Allen: Performing Arts\Performer\Television Personality  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Govinda Gallery
Object number:
EXH.PR.25
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Alfred Wertheimer. All rights reserved.
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm49f952dbf-e372-4c3f-bd67-372058e344bb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_EXH.PR.25

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