Smithsonian Set to Hang 1989 Portrait of Apple-Tossing Trump at Nat’l Portrait Gallery
A 27-year-old photo portrait of President-elect Donald Trump is being hung Friday at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery, a week ahead of his inauguration.
The 1989 portrait shows Trump wearing a suit and tossing an apple with his right hand. The image was on the cover of his 1990 autobiography, "Trump: Surviving at the Top," according to The New York Times.
Acquired in 2011, it's one of four works in the Smithsonian collection representing the president-elect, the museum says, citing his prominence in New York real estate.
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This particular portrait was taken by photographer Michael O'Brien who has worked for Esquire, Life, The New York Times Sunday Magazine and National Geographic.
The National Portrait Gallery put up a portrait of President Barack Obama in mid-January before both of his inaugurations in 2009 and 2013.