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Britain Adrift

Artist:
Jack Davis, 2 Dec 1924 - 27 Jul 2016  Search this
Sitter:
Edward Richard George Heath, 9 Jul 1916 - 17 Jul 2005  Search this
John Jeremy Thorpe, 29 Apr 1929 - 4 Dec 2014  Search this
James Harold Wilson, 11 Mar 1916 - 23 May 1995  Search this
Medium:
Opaque watercolor on paperboard
Dimensions:
Board: 55.6 × 37.5cm (21 7/8 × 14 3/4")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1974
Topic:
Vehicle\Boat  Search this
Symbols & Motifs\Flag\National\British  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Necktie  Search this
James Harold Wilson: Male  Search this
James Harold Wilson: Politics and Government\Foreign Leader\Prime Minister\Great Britain  Search this
Edward Richard George Heath: Male  Search this
Edward Richard George Heath: Literature\Writer  Search this
Edward Richard George Heath: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician  Search this
Edward Richard George Heath: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Minister  Search this
Edward Richard George Heath: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Conductor  Search this
Edward Richard George Heath: Politics and Government\Foreign Leader\Prime Minister\Great Britain  Search this
John Jeremy Thorpe: Male  Search this
John Jeremy Thorpe: Politics and Government\Statesman\British  Search this
John Jeremy Thorpe: Literature\Writer\Autobiographer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine
Object number:
NPG.78.TC21
Restrictions & Rights:
© Jack Davis
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Eastside Rockets

Artist:
Herbert Lawrence Block, 13 Oct 1909 - 7 Oct 2001  Search this
Sitter:
Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev, 17 Apr 1894 - Sep 1971  Search this
Fidel Castro, 13 Aug 1926 - 26 Nov 2016  Search this
Medium:
Opaque watercolor and ink over graphite pencil on paper
Dimensions:
48.2 x 33.3cm (19 x 13 1/8")
Mat (Verified): 71.1 x 55.9cm (28 x 22")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1960
Topic:
Costume\Headgear\Hat  Search this
Equipment\Smoking Implements\Cigarette  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Architecture\Building  Search this
Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev: Male  Search this
Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev: Politics and Government\Foreign Leader\Premier\Soviet Union  Search this
Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev: Politics and Government\Foreign Leader\Communist Party Secretary\Soviet Union  Search this
Fidel Castro: Male  Search this
Fidel Castro: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Revolutionary  Search this
Fidel Castro: Politics and Government\Foreign Leader\President\Cuba  Search this
Fidel Castro: Politics and Government\Foreign Leader\Premier\Cuba  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine
Object number:
NPG.78.TC47
Restrictions & Rights:
© Herbert Lawrence Block
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Mohammed Reza Pahlevi

Artist:
Guy Rowe, 1894 - 1969  Search this
Sitter:
Mohammed Reza Pahlevi, 26 Oct 1919 - 27 Jul 1980  Search this
Medium:
Opaque watercolor with blotting and scraping on transparent film
Dimensions:
30.5cm x 27.3cm (12" x 10 3/4"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1945
Topic:
Vehicle\Military vehicle  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Necktie  Search this
Symbols & Motifs\Flag\National  Search this
Mohammed Reza Pahlevi: Male  Search this
Mohammed Reza Pahlevi: Politics and Government\World Leader  Search this
Mohammed Reza Pahlevi: Rulers and Nobility\King\Shah  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine
Object number:
NPG.78.TC738
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Testing Detente

Artist:
Jack Davis, 2 Dec 1924 - 27 Jul 2016  Search this
Sitter:
Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev, 19 Dec 1906 - Nov 1982  Search this
Henry Martin Jackson, 31 May 1912 - 1 Sep 1983  Search this
Richard Milhous Nixon, 9 Jan 1913 - 22 Apr 1994  Search this
Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink and pastel on paperboard
Dimensions:
68.6 x 55.2cm (27 x 21 3/4")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1974
Topic:
Baggage & Luggage\Briefcase  Search this
Currency  Search this
Weapon\Missile  Search this
Nature & Environment\Olive branch  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Necktie  Search this
Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev: Male  Search this
Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev: Politics and Government\Foreign Leader\President  Search this
Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev: Politics and Government\Foreign Leader\Communist Party Chairman  Search this
Henry Martin Jackson: Male  Search this
Henry Martin Jackson: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Henry Martin Jackson: Politics and Government\US Senator\Washington  Search this
Henry Martin Jackson: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Washington  Search this
Henry Martin Jackson: Presidential Medal of Freedom  Search this
Richard Milhous Nixon: Male  Search this
Richard Milhous Nixon: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Richard Milhous Nixon: Literature\Writer  Search this
Richard Milhous Nixon: Politics and Government\Vice-President of US  Search this
Richard Milhous Nixon: Military\Navy\Officer  Search this
Richard Milhous Nixon: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
Richard Milhous Nixon: Politics and Government\US Senator\California  Search this
Richard Milhous Nixon: Politics and Government\US Congressman\California  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine
Object number:
NPG.78.TC129
Restrictions & Rights:
© Jack Davis
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A King in His Palace Garden, from a text on poetics

Medium:
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 22.6 x 24.3 cm (8 7/8 x 9 9/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Datia, Madhya Pradesh, Central India, India
Date:
ca. 1775
Topic:
Hinduism  Search this
poetry  Search this
palace  Search this
garden  Search this
India  Search this
king  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Gordon H. and Alma H. Mattison
Accession Number:
S1986.559
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Krishna Watches Kite Flying, from a text on poetics

Medium:
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 22.4 x 24 cm (8 13/16 x 9 7/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Datia, Madhya Pradesh, Central India, India
Date:
ca. 1775
Topic:
Hinduism  Search this
Krishna  Search this
playing  Search this
man  Search this
poetry  Search this
kite  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Gordon H. and Alma H. Mattison
Accession Number:
S1986.560
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Krishna receives a Devotee, folio from a Satsai of Biharilal

Medium:
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 22.7 x 24.4 cm (8 15/16 x 9 5/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Datia, Madhya Pradesh, Central India, India
Date:
ca. 1775
Topic:
Hinduism  Search this
Krishna  Search this
poetry  Search this
throne  Search this
umbrella  Search this
India  Search this
fly whisk  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Gordon H. and Alma H. Mattison
Accession Number:
S1986.562
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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A King Receives Visitors, folio from a Satsai of Biharilal

Medium:
Opaque watercolor, silver and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 22.3 x 23.6 cm (8 3/4 x 9 5/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Datia, Madhya Pradesh, Central India, India
Date:
ca. 1775
Topic:
Hinduism  Search this
man  Search this
poetry  Search this
pavilion  Search this
India  Search this
king  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Gordon H. and Alma H. Mattison
Accession Number:
S1986.563
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Emperor Aurangzeb in a Shaft of Light with later floral border from The St. Petersburg Album

Artist:
Attributed to Hunhar  Search this
Borders:
Muhammad Baqir (mid-18th century)  Search this
Muhammad-Hadi  Search this
Calligrapher:
Imad al-Hasani (died 1615)  Search this
Medium:
Opaque watercolor on paper with gold
Dimensions:
H x W: 47.2 x 32.2 cm (18 9/16 x 12 11/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Album
Origin:
India
Date:
ca. 1660, borders mid-18th c.
Period:
Mughal dynasty
Topic:
portrait  Search this
flower  Search this
moon  Search this
vina  Search this
poetry  Search this
Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858)  Search this
nasta'liq script  Search this
India  Search this
Libra  Search this
emperor  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1996.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Susanna and the Elders, folio from the Gulshan Album (Rose Garden album)

Medium:
Oil on paper (image); opaque watercolor and gold on paper (borders)
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 42.3 x 26.4 cm (16 5/8 x 10 3/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Album
Origin:
India
Date:
ca. 1595
Period:
Mughal dynasty
Topic:
flower  Search this
bathing  Search this
poetry  Search this
Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858)  Search this
Reign of Jahangir (1605 - 1627)  Search this
Susanna  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1996.9
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Woman in a green coat

Medium:
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (painting): 14 × 5.7 cm (5 1/2 × 2 1/4 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Iran
Date:
1590s
Period:
Safavid period
Topic:
Safavid period (1501 - 1722)  Search this
woman  Search this
poetry  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1935.25
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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A Lion Hunt

Artist:
Possibly by Muhammad Sharif  Search this
Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 18.6 x 10.6 cm (7 5/16 x 4 3/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Album
Origin:
Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
Date:
ca. 1600
Period:
Mughal dynasty
Topic:
lion  Search this
hunting  Search this
poetry  Search this
Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858)  Search this
Reign of Jahangir (1605 - 1627)  Search this
nasta'liq script  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
father  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1946.17
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Portrait of Itimad Al-dawla

Artist:
Attributed to Balchand  Search this
Medium:
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 38.1 x 25.9 cm (15 x 10 3/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Album
Origin:
India
Date:
early 17th century
Period:
Mughal dynasty
Topic:
portrait  Search this
flower  Search this
poetry  Search this
Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858)  Search this
Reign of Jahangir (1605 - 1627)  Search this
nasta'liq script  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1948.20
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Krishna Defeats Trinavarta, the Demon Whirlwind, from a Bhagavata Purana (Book of the Lord)

Medium:
Opaque watercolor and ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 18.4 x 23.9 cm (7 1/4 x 9 7/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Delhi-Agra, North India, India
Date:
ca. 1520
Topic:
Krishna  Search this
demon  Search this
child  Search this
Gopi  Search this
Bhagavata Purana  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1987.4
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Allegorical Figure

Artist:
Attributed to Nar Singh (Painted between late 1580s and 1604)  Search this
Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8.8 x 5.6 cm (3 7/16 x 2 3/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
India
Date:
ca. 1600
Period:
Mughal dynasty
Topic:
portrait  Search this
woman  Search this
Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858)  Search this
Reign of Akbar (1556 - 1605)  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Ruth and Sherman Lee
Accession Number:
F1995.13
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Maharana Fateh Singh

Medium:
Opaque watercolor and gold on cloth
Dimensions:
H x W (framed): 77.5 × 66 cm (30 1/2 × 26 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Mewar, Rajasthan state, India
Date:
Date unknown
Topic:
portrait  Search this
man  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection — funds provided by the Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries
Accession Number:
S2018.1.62
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Tsong-kha-pa and scenes from his life

Medium:
Opaque watercolor on cloth
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 85.1 × 54.8 cm (33 1/2 × 21 9/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Tibet
Date:
18th century?
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Manjushri  Search this
stupa  Search this
lama  Search this
halo  Search this
Tibet  Search this
preaching  Search this
Tsongkhapa  Search this
varada mudra  Search this
dharmachakra mudra  Search this
bhumisparsha mudra  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1905.220
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Sadashiva worshipped by Parvati

Artist:
Attributed to Devidasa (Indian, active 1690 - 1695)  Search this
Medium:
Opaque watercolor, gold, and applied beetle wing on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 19.1 × 18.4 cm (7 1/2 × 7 1/4 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Nurpur, Himachal Pradesh, India
Date:
ca. 1690
Topic:
Parvati  Search this
Shiva  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection — funds provided by the Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries
Accession Number:
S2018.1.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Lakshmana at the hermitage, folio from a Ramayana

Medium:
Opaque watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (painting): 18.4 × 29.2 cm (7 1/4 × 11 1/2 in)
H x W (overall): 21.6 × 32.1 cm (8 1/2 × 12 5/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Kulu or Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh state, India
Date:
ca. 1690-1710
Topic:
Ramayana  Search this
woman  Search this
India  Search this
Lakshmana  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection — funds provided by the Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries
Accession Number:
S2018.1.10
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Kaccheli Ragini, from a Ragamala

Medium:
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (painting): 16.2 × 15.5 cm (6 3/8 × 6 1/8 in)
H x W (overall): 21 × 21 cm (8 1/4 × 8 1/4 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Kulu or Bahu, Himachal Pradesh, India
Date:
ca. 1700
Topic:
sheep  Search this
ragamala  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection — funds provided by the Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries
Accession Number:
S2018.1.11
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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