(WASHINGTON FREE BEACON) — The illegal hack of Bush family email accounts had an unanticipated consequence, the Smoking Gun reports:

“The hacker also intercepted photos that George W. Bush e-mailed two months ago to his sister showing paintings that he was working on, including self-portraits of him showering and in a bathtub. Another image shows the former president painting at the family’s Maine retreat (his subject is St. Ann’s Episcopal Church, a historic seaside chapel down the road from the sprawling Kennebunkport compound).”

The paintings demonstrate a command of line and color that is rarely seen in the modern-day “art” world.

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