What does President Bush’s favourite painting say about him? The Guardian trys to find out.
Bush claims that the artwork, which hangs in his office, is a “beautiful painting of a horseman determinedly charging up what appears to be a steep and rough trail. This is us.”
It turns out that the painting was first used in the Saturday Evening Post in 1916 to illustrate a story about a horse thief, and captioned as a picture of his flight from the law.
Four experts weigh in with their opinions.