|The portrait of the Engelhard parrot Jacob by Aaron Shikler.|
|Portrait of Mrs. Charles W. Engelhard, Jr. by Aaron Shikler.|
|Portrait of John Kennedy, Jr., by Aaron Shikler.|
|Portrait of Jacqueline Kennedy by Aaron Shikler.|
|Preliminary study for official White House portrait of First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy by Aaron Shikler.|
|A 1962 sketch of President John F. Kennedy by Aaron Shikler from the Engelhard collection at Cragwood.|
|The official White House portrait of President John F. Kennedy by Aaron Shikler.|
Thanks go to P. Gaye Tapp at the wonderful blog Little Augury for directing me to the blog Privilege. Shikler also painted a portrait of the blog author Lisa, her brother, and her sister which can be seen here.
The display of portraits seems to have fallen out of favor these days in residential decoration, but do you not think there is a place for good portraits in stylish interior design?
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