Published On: Apr 06 2014 09:04:29 AM CDTUpdated On: Apr 06 2014 09:06:18 AM CDT
Former President George W. Bush's newest hobby and impressions of several world leaders are on display at his presidential library in Dallas. Bush has unveiled 30 never-before-seen portraits he has painted of presidents, prime ministers and other leaders he got to know during his own time in office. Here's a look at a few of those paintings.
George W. Bush's self portrait and a painting of his father, former President George H.W. Bush.
Bush's portrait of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Bush's painting of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair.
Bush's portrait of the Dalai Lama.
Bush's portrait of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.
Bush's portrait of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah.
Bush's portrait of former Mexican President Felipe Calderon.
Bush's portrait of Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
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