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Mosaic Portrait of John F. Kennedy

Mosaic Portrait of John F. Kennedy

Maker: Abraham Greenhouse

Date Made: 1961

Medium: Egg shell, thread on masonite

Framed: 18 3/4 x 14 1/2 inches

A Mosaic portrait of President John F. Kennedy made from crushed eggshells dyed various colors. Brown, gray, and black thread is used to outline the image of JFK's face and indicate his hair.  The artist spent more than 100 hours creating the portrait.

 

The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum