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New photographic portrait of The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh

A new portrait photograph of the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh, the first to be commissioned of the two together, has been released by the National Portrait Gallery in London, as part of an exhibition to mark next year’s Diamond Jubilee called The Queen: Art and Image.the exhibition information is

National Portrait Gallery

17 May – 21 October 2012

Porter Gallery

 

Queen Elizabeth II, by Dorothy Wilding, hand-coloured by Beatrice Johnson, 1952 - NPG x125105 - © William Hustler and Georgina Hustler / National Portrait Gallery, London

Queen Elizabeth II
by Dorothy Wilding, hand-coloured by Beatrice Johnson
1952
NPG x125105

Touring

  • National Gallery Complex, Edinburgh
    25 June–18 September 2011 
  • National Museums Northern Ireland
    14 October 2011–15 January 2012 
  • National Museum Cardiff
    4 February – 29 April 2012

The new portrait by Thomas Struth can be seen on the BBC website and there is a recording of Struth talking about the image

Thomas Struth (born 1954) is a German photographer whose wide-ranging work includes depictions of detailed cityscapes, Asian jungles and family portraits. He is one of Germany’s most widely exhibited and collected fine art photographers. Struth currently lives and works in Berlin…more about Struth
If you want to see more of Struth’s work here is a link to his website

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