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King Charles’s first official portrait is a triumph

15 May 2024

3:49 AM

15 May 2024

3:49 AM

The first official portrait of King Charles III since his coronation has been unveiled. Both the artist Jonathan Yeo and the King should be delighted: the vast oil on canvas, which was seen for the first time at Buckingham Palace today, captures a remarkable likeness of the King.

One particular work of his might give his admirers pause

The painting is as respectful a piece of representative royal portraiture as might be imagined.

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