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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:
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
Website: www.alhirschfeldfoundation.org
Object number:
NY780030
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
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Catalog of American Portraits
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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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Catalog of American Portraits
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Catalog of American Portraits
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EDAN-URL:
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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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National Portrait Gallery
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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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Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
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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:
© Francesco Scavullo
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National Portrait Gallery
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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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Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
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EDAN-URL:
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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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EDAN-URL:
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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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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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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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"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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