• The Smithsonian unveiled portraits of former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama in Washington, DC on Monday.
  • Former first lady Michelle Obama gasped when saw her official portrait.
  • Both spoke after the unveiling of their respective portraits.

The Smithsonian Institute has just revealed an official portrait of former President Barack Obama in Washington, DC.

Just before dramatically unveiling the former president's portrait, which depicts him sitting in a garden amid green ivy, the Institute presented a portrait of former first lady Michelle Obama, and it looks like it definitely left a huge impression on her.

The portrait was greeted with gasps and applause.

"Wow, wow," Obama said in awe once the portrait was unveiled. She gave a short speech afterward.

"Can we just say wow again?" she said. "I have to tell you that as I stand here today with all of you and look at this amazing portrait that will hang with so many iconic figures, I am overwhelmed to say the least."

Former President Barack Obama's portrait is set to be revealed next.