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Royal Portraits On Display At NPG - Royal portraits by Mario Testino are on display for the first time together at the National Portrait Gallery.
Royal portraits taken by top photographer Mario Testino are on display together for the first time at the National Portrait Gallery.
The portraits of the Royal family, taken between 2003 and 2010 will be on show for the first time together from the 3 October to 3 February 2013.
The eight portraits on display include the official engagement portraits of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge taken in London in 2010. The earliest image on display is of HRH The Prince of Wales, from 2003 which was commissioned as an official portrait and another of HRH Prince William, taken in the same year to mark his 21st birthday. Other early photographs on display include HRH The Prince of Wales, HRH Prince William and HRH Prince Henry, commissioned for their official Christmas card in 2004.
The official commission to mark HRH Prince Henry’s 21st birthday will be on display as well as a portrait of HRH The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, commissioned by British Vogue in 2006 and another photograph of this royal couple in their car, taken in 2010, from Testino’s personal work.
The display will coincide with the exhibition Mario Testino, British Royal Portraits on display at the Museum of Fine Art (MFA) in Boston from the 21 October 2012.
For further information please visit Mario Testino's website.