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Lena Horne

Artist:
Brian Lanker, 31 Aug 1947 - 13 Mar 2011  Search this
Sitter:
Lena Calhoun Horne, 30 Jun 1917 - 9 May 2010  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Sight: 73 × 73 cm (28 3/4 × 28 3/4")
Mat: 84.5 × 88.3 cm (33 1/4 × 34 3/4")
Frame: 91 × 90.3 cm (35 13/16 × 35 9/16")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1988
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Ring  Search this
Architecture\Window  Search this
Home Furnishings\Curtain  Search this
Home Furnishings\Pillow  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Female  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Activist\Civil rights activist  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Popular  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Television  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; partial gift of Lynda Lanker, and museum purchase with the generous support of Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker, Agnes Gund, Kate Kelly and George Schweitzer, Lyndon J. Barrois and Janine Sherman Barrois, and Mark and Cindy Aron
Object number:
NPG.2021.112
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Lena Horne

Artist:
Al Hirschfeld, 21 Jun 1903 - 21 Jan 2003  Search this
Sitter:
Lena Calhoun Horne, 30 Jun 1917 - 9 May 2010  Search this
Medium:
Ink over graphite on illustration board
Dimensions:
Not recorded
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1982
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat  Search this
Caricature  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Female  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Activist\Civil rights activist  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Popular  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Television  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: The Al Hirschfeld Foundation
Object number:
NY780030
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Lena Horne

Artist:
Carl Van Vechten, 17 Jun 1880 - 21 Dec 1964  Search this
Sitter:
Lena Calhoun Horne, 30 Jun 1917 - 9 May 2010  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet: 8.8cm x 13.9cm (3 7/16" x 5 1/2")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1941
Topic:
Exterior  Search this
Postcard  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Female  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Activist\Civil rights activist  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Popular  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Television  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.95.227
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Carl Van Vechten Trust
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Lena Horne

Alternate Title:
Blackglama: What Becomes a Legend Most?
Artist:
Richard Avedon, 15 May 1923 - 1 Oct 2004  Search this
Sitter:
Lena Calhoun Horne, 30 Jun 1917 - 9 May 2010  Search this
Associated Institution:
Blackglama  Search this
Medium:
Photolithographic halftone poster
Dimensions:
Sheet: 70.6 x 55.4 cm (27 13/16 x 21 13/16")
Type:
Print
Date:
1969
Topic:
Interior\Studio  Search this
Costume\Outerwear\Coat\Fur  Search this
Poster  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Female  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Activist\Civil rights activist  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Popular  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Television  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Leslie, Judith and Gabri Schreyer and Alice Schreyer Batko
Object number:
NPG.98.152
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© The Richard Avedon Foundation
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Lena Horne

Artist:
Philippe Halsman, 02 May 1906 - 25 Jun 1979  Search this
Sitter:
Lena Calhoun Horne, 30 Jun 1917 - 9 May 2010  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 24.8 x 19.7 cm (9 3/4 x 7 3/4")
Sheet: 25.2 x 20 cm (9 15/16 x 7 7/8")
Mat: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1954
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Home Furnishings\Lighting Devices\Lamp  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Female  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Activist\Civil rights activist  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Popular  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Television  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.98.43
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Philippe Halsman Archive
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Lena Horne

Artist:
Carl Van Vechten, 17 Jun 1880 - 21 Dec 1964  Search this
Sitter:
Lena Calhoun Horne, 30 Jun 1917 - 9 May 2010  Search this
Medium:
Photogravure
Dimensions:
Image: 22.5 × 15 cm (8 7/8 × 5 7/8")
Sheet: 55.9 × 35.5 cm (22 × 14")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1941 (printed 1983)
Topic:
Exterior  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Female  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Activist\Civil rights activist  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Popular  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Television  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.83.188.22
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
Photograph © Carl Van Vechten Trust
Gravure and compilations ©Eakins Press Foundation
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"Popular Song Performers" -- Tony Bennett, Ella Fitzgerald, Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Lena Horne, Judy Garland, Nat King Cole, and Fred Astaire

Artist:
Al Hirschfeld, 21 Jun 1903 - 21 Jan 2003  Search this
Sitter:
Tony Bennett, born 3 Aug 1926  Search this
Ella Fitzgerald, 25 Apr 1917 - 15 Jun 1996  Search this
Bing Crosby, 3 May 1903 - 14 Oct 1977  Search this
Frank Sinatra, 12 Dec 1915 - 14 May 1998  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne, 30 Jun 1917 - 9 May 2010  Search this
Judy Garland, 10 Jun 1922 - 22 Jun 1969  Search this
Nat King Cole, 17 Mar 1919 - 25 Feb 1965  Search this
Fred Astaire, 10 May 1899 - 22 Jun 1987  Search this
Medium:
Ink over pencil on illustration board
Dimensions:
Image/Board: 69cm x 50.4cm (27 3/16" x 19 13/16")
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1983
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry\Earring  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Piano  Search this
Equipment\Smoking Implements\Pipe  Search this
Equipment\Smoking Implements\Cigarette  Search this
Caricature  Search this
Equipment\Smoking Implements\Cigarette holder  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Female  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Activist\Civil rights activist  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Popular  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Television  Search this
Ella Fitzgerald: Female  Search this
Ella Fitzgerald: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Jazz  Search this
Ella Fitzgerald: Presidential Medal of Freedom  Search this
Bing Crosby: Male  Search this
Bing Crosby: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Songwriter  Search this
Bing Crosby: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Bing Crosby: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Popular  Search this
Bing Crosby: Sports and Recreation\Athlete\Golfer  Search this
Judy Garland: Female  Search this
Judy Garland: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Judy Garland: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer  Search this
Judy Garland: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Judy Garland: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Television  Search this
Judy Garland: Oscar  Search this
Tony Bennett: Male  Search this
Tony Bennett: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Popular  Search this
Frank Sinatra: Male  Search this
Frank Sinatra: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer  Search this
Frank Sinatra: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Frank Sinatra: Oscar  Search this
Frank Sinatra: Presidential Medal of Freedom  Search this
Frank Sinatra: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Nat King Cole: Male  Search this
Nat King Cole: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Songwriter  Search this
Nat King Cole: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Nat King Cole: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Popular  Search this
Nat King Cole: Performing Arts\Performer\Television Personality  Search this
Nat King Cole: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Pianist  Search this
Nat King Cole: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Jazz  Search this
Fred Astaire: Male  Search this
Fred Astaire: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Fred Astaire: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer  Search this
Fred Astaire: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Fred Astaire: Performing Arts\Performer\Vaudeville  Search this
Fred Astaire: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Television  Search this
Fred Astaire: Performing Arts\Performer\Dancer  Search this
Fred Astaire: Performing Arts\Performer\Dancer\Tap  Search this
Fred Astaire: Performing Arts\Choreographer  Search this
Fred Astaire: Oscar  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.84.324
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Al Hirschfeld. Art reproduced by special arrangement with Hirschfeld's exclusive representative, the Margo Feiden Galleries, Ltd., New York.
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Lena Horne

Artist:
Edward Biberman, 23 Oct 1904 - 27 Jan 1986  Search this
Sitter:
Lena Calhoun Horne, 30 Jun 1917 - 9 May 2010  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 129.5 x 78.7 x 2.5cm (51 x 31 x 1")
Frame: 146.1 x 95.3 x 5.1cm (57 1/2 x 37 1/2 x 2")
Type:
Painting
Place:
United States\California\Los Angeles\Los Angeles
Date:
1947
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry\Necklace  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Earring  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Piano  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Flower\Corsage  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Female  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Activist\Civil rights activist  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Popular  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Television  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.85.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© 1947 Edward Biberman
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Exhibition:
Bravo!
On View:
NPG, South Gallery 321 Mezzanine
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
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Lena Horne

Artist:
Florence Meyer Homolka, 1911 - 1962  Search this
Sitter:
Lena Calhoun Horne, 30 Jun 1917 - 9 May 2010  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet: 33.8 x 25 cm (13 5/16 x 9 13/16")
Mat: 55.9 x 40.6 cm (22 x 16")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
c. 1950
Topic:
Exterior\Garden  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Female  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Activist\Civil rights activist  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Popular  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Television  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; acquired through the generosity of Elizabeth Ann Hylton
Object number:
NPG.2008.19
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Florence Meyer Homolka
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Lena Horne

Artist:
Charles L. Smith  Search this
Sitter:
Lena Calhoun Horne, 30 Jun 1917 - 9 May 2010  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
161.3cm x 115.6cm (63 1/2" x 45 1/2"), Estimate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1946
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Female  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Activist\Civil rights activist  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Popular  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Television  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Mrs. Beatrice J. Johnson
Object number:
NJ990020
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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The Bronze Venus

Alternate Title:
Lena Horne
Artist:
Morgan Lithography Company, active c. 1917 - 1945  Search this
Sitter:
Lena Calhoun Horne, 30 Jun 1917 - 9 May 2010  Search this
Medium:
Color halftone lithographic movie poster on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 204.1 × 103.4cm (80 3/8 × 40 11/16")
Paper mount: 207.8 × 108.6cm (81 13/16 × 42 3/4")
Type:
Print
Date:
1943
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Trumpet  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Trombone  Search this
Poster  Search this
Human Figures  Search this
Poster\Movie  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Female  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Activist\Civil rights activist  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Popular  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Television  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.2005.139
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Morgan Lithography Company
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Lena Horne

Artist:
Francesco Scavullo, 16 Jan 1921 - 6 Jan 2004  Search this
Sitter:
Lena Calhoun Horne, 30 Jun 1917 - 9 May 2010  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 54.8 x 45cm (21 9/16 x 17 11/16")
Sheet: 60.6 x 50.4cm (23 7/8 x 19 13/16")
Mat: 81.3 x 66cm (32 x 26")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1982 (printed 2004)
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Necklace  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Earring  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Ring  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Bracelet  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Female  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Activist\Civil rights activist  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Popular  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Television  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of The Motion Picture Group, Inc., Philadelphia, PA USA
Object number:
NPG.2005.16
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© International Center of Photography and Francesco Scavullo Trust Beneficiaries
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Lena Horne

Attribution:
James V. Herring, 1887 - 1969  Search this
Dean Kelly Miller, ? - 1939  Search this
Sitter:
Lena Calhoun Horne, 30 Jun 1917 - 9 May 2010  Search this
Medium:
Oil on heavy paper stock mounted on wallboard
Dimensions:
124.5 x 90.2cm (49 x 35 1/2")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1941
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Artwork\Sculpture\Bust  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Couch  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Female  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Activist\Civil rights activist  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Popular  Search this
Lena Calhoun Horne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Television  Search this
Dean Kelly Miller: Male  Search this
Dean Kelly Miller: Education\Educator  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Noah G. Hoffman
Object number:
IL990046
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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