Here are Barack and Michelle Obama’s official portraits Business Insider ^ | 2/12/2018 | Michael Kranz

Here are Barack and Michelle Obama’s official portraits
Business Insider ^ | 2/12/2018 | Michael Kranz

Posted on 2/12/2018, 10:53:05 AM by simpson96

The Smithsonian Institute has just revealed an official portrait of former President Barack Obama in Washington, DC.

Just before dramatically unveiling the former president’s portrait, which depicts him sitting in a garden amid green ivy, the Institute presented a portrait of former first lady Michelle Obama, and it looks like it definitely left a huge impression on her.

The portrait was greeted with gasps and applause.

“Wow, wow,” Obama said in awe once the portrait was unveiled. She gave a short speech afterward.

“Can we just say wow again?” she said. “I have to tell you that as I stand here today with all of you and look at this amazing portrait that will hang with so many iconic figures, I am overwhelmed to say the least.”

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