Variations: Musicians in Caricature, 1920-1960

April 14, 1984 – September 16, 1984

National Portrait Gallery
8th and F Streets, NW
Washington, DC

1st Floor Floor Plan

Original caricature portraits of composers, conductors, and performers show the growth in popularity of modern American music--jazz, musical theater, and popular songs. Musicians from the 1920s through the 1950s are depicted by artists Aline Fruhauf, Alfred Bendiner, Olga Koussevitsky, and others.