© Horace Ové / National Portrait Gallery, London
Michael X (Michael DeFreitas; Michael Abdul Malik)
by Horace Ové Click on the links below to find out more
giclée colour print, 1966
14 1/8 in. x 21 in. (357 mm x 533 mm)
- Horace Ové (1939-), Film-maker and photographer. Artist of 12 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
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