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Historian Amy Henderson discusses Katherine Hepburn's Oscars and portrait by Everett Raymond Kinstler. In 2009, the National Portrait Gallery acquired Hepburns four Oscar statuettes as a gift from the Katharine Hepburn estate. They are now on view in the Twentieth-Century Americans gallery on the museums third floor, next to a 1982 portrait of Hepburn by artist Everett Raymond Kinstler, which she termed her favorite. Hepburn won Best Actress Academy Awards for "Morning Glory," 1933; "Guess Whos Coming to Dinner," 1967; "The Lion in Winter," 1968; and "On Golden Pond, 1981." Learn more about Hepburn by visiting the online exhibition for "KATE: A Centennial Celebration. ( npg.si.edu ) This exhibition was on view at the National Portrait Gallery from November 2, 2007, to September 28, 2008.


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