10 | Presidential Portraits - our second term

10 | Presidential Portraits - our second term

I have Meagan and Erin on the podcast today to talk about presidential portraits. We look back at how past presidents have immortalized themselves, and discuss how the Obama's portraits are similar to those in the past and how they go against the norm. 

44 - Barrack & Michelle Obamas

43 - George W Bush

42 - Bill Clinton

37 - Richard Nixon 

Portrait of Richard Nixon  by James Anthony Wills, 1984

Portrait of Richard Nixon by James Anthony Wills, 1984

36 - Lyndon B Johnson 

35 - John & Jackie Kennedy 

32 - Franklin D Roosevelt 

Frank O Salisbury,  Portrait of Franklin D Roosevelt , 1947

Frank O Salisbury, Portrait of Franklin D Roosevelt, 1947

29 - Warren G Harding 

26 - Theodore Roosevelt 

Theodore Roosevelt  by John Singer Sargent, 1903

Theodore Roosevelt by John Singer Sargent, 1903

16 - Abraham Lincoln 

George Peter Alexander Healy (1813–1894),  Portrait of Abraham Lincoln , Oil on canvas, 1887

George Peter Alexander Healy (1813–1894), Portrait of Abraham Lincoln, Oil on canvas, 1887

10 - John Tyler

George Peter Alexander Healy (1813–1894),  Portrait of John Tyler , Oil on canvas, 1859

George Peter Alexander Healy (1813–1894), Portrait of John Tyler, Oil on canvas, 1859

7 - Andrew Jackson 

Portrait of Andrew Jackson  by Ralph E.W. Earl, c. 1835

Portrait of Andrew Jackson by Ralph E.W. Earl, c. 1835

2 - John Adams

Portrait of John Adams  by John Trumbull, c. 1792-93

Portrait of John Adams by John Trumbull, c. 1792-93

1 - George Washington 

Other First Ladies mentioned


Articles / links mentioned

Obama era Presidential Portraits slideshow - archived White House website (the one Stephanie loved that included artist names & dates)

Current Presidential Portraits slideshow - White House website (the one Stephanie kept complaining about, but it has bigger images)

Slideshow of First Lady Portraits - White House website 

Images of additional Presidential portraits 

The Obamas' Official Portraits Are Being Unveiled. Here's What to Know About the History of Presidential Paintings - Times

A Brief History of the Flag Lapel Pin - Times

 

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