Aaron Shikler

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Shikler in 2010

Aaron Abraham Shikler (March 18, 1922 – November 12, 2015) was an American artist. He was known for his portraits of American statesmen and celebrities like Jane Engelhard and Sister Parish. He was mainly known for painting the official White House portraits of John F. Kennedy and Nancy Reagan. Shikler was born in Brooklyn, New York City.

Shikler died in Manhattan, New York City from renal failure, aged 93.[1]

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  • "Oil Portrait of John F. Kennedy". Archived from the original on 2014-01-04.
  • Brief biography at the Davis & Langdale gallery
  • Renowned Painter Aaron Shikler Reveals Stories behind Famous White House Portraits