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Barack and Michelle Obama portraits

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Barack Obama by Kehinde Wiley, oil on canvas,

2018 (© 2018 Kehinde Wiley)

Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama by Amy Sherald, oil on linen,

2018 (NPG)

 Mr. Obama claimed to have talked the portraitist out of “mounting me on a horse” or “putting me in these settings with partridges and scepters and chifforobes…” 

(© 2018 Pete Souza)

The specially commissioned portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama make their formal museum debut. 

(© 2018 Pete Souza)

Photos By Pete Souza

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