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B. B. King

Image for B. B. King
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
Artist
Morgan Monceaux, 9 May 1947 - 31 May 2017
Sitter
B. B. King, 16 Sep 1925 - 14 May 2015
Date
1992-1994
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Medium
Mixed media: pastel, fabric, metal, plastic, synthetic fur, wood, adhesive and graphite on paper
Dimensions
Sheet (Verified): 108.3 x 77.2 cm (42 5/8 x 30 3/8")
Frame: 116.8 × 85.7 × 7.6 cm (46 × 33 3/4 × 3")
Type
Collage
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Object number
NPG.2003.80
Culture
B. B. King: American\African American
Topic
Costume\Dress Accessory\Glove\Gloves
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache
Music\Musical instrument\Guitar
Collage
Folk Art
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Necktie
B. B. King: Male
B. B. King: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician
B. B. King: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Guitarist
B. B. King: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Rhythm and Blues
B. B. King: Military\Army
B. B. King: Presidential Medal of Freedom
Portrait
Restrictions & Rights
© Morgan Monceaux/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY