Andy Warhol – Queen Elizabeth II (Silk Screen Print) (foto Ian Gavan)
In Pictures See How Artists Have Captured Queen Elizabeth II, the UK S Longest Serving Monarch, Through Seven Decades of Her Reign
The Queen Died on Thursday at age 96.
Queen Elizabeth II has Died Peacefully at Age 96 while at Balmoral Castle, the Royal Family S Retreat in Scotland, Buckingham Palace announced this Afternoon. She ruled the United Kingdom and 14 other Sovereign Nations for Seven Decades and Seven Months, making her One of the Longest Serving Monarchs in History.
Mourners gathered outside Buckingham Palace in London on Thursday, singing “God Saved the Queen” as the News broke out, and A Double Rainbow was Spotted over the Nearby Queen Victoria Memorial. Her Son Charles, who will take over the Throne, released A Statement in Memory of his “Beloved Mother.”
“I know her Loss will be Deeply Felt throughout the Country, the Realms and the Commonwealth, and by Countless People around the World,” he said. “During this Period of Mourning and Change, My Family and I will be Comforted and Sustained by Our Knowledge of the Respect and Deep Affection in which The Queen was So Widely Held.”
As with Many Rulers, The Queen S Image has been Captured Countless Times by Artists over the Years, from Andy Warhol to Annie Leibovitz. We ve rounded Up Some of the Most Poignant Portraits composed over the Years.
Yousuf Karsh – Queen Elizabeth II (1951) (foto Estate of Yousuf Karsh | Art Institute of Chicago)
Annie Leibovitz – Queen Elizabeth II (The White Drawing Room, Buckingham Palace, London) (2007) (foto Christie S Images Limited)
Elizabeth Peyton – Queen Elizabeth (Aged 16, after Thomas Hart Benton) (1996) (foto Christie S Images Limited)
Peter Blake – Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II (Radio Times Diamond Jubilee Royal Souvenir Cover) (2012) (foto Waddington Custot)
Oluwole Omofemi –The Queen, (2022) (foto Sotheby S)
Richard Stone – Her Majesty the Queen Elizabeth II (foto Sotheby S)
Andrew Festing – A Portrait of The Queen (for the Royal Hospital In Chelsea) (foto Tim Graham | Photo Library)
Visitors look at A Painting of Queen Elizabeth II at the Royal Society of Portrait Painters Exhibition (foto Artnet News)
Rolf Harris – Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II (foto Andrew Stuart | AFP)
Pietro Annigoni – Queen Elizabeth II (1969) (foto National Portrait Gallery)
Thomas Struth – Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh at Windsor Castle, (2011) (foto Private Collection | Sotheby S)
Queen Elizabeth II looks at A Newly Commissioned Portrait of Her Self in The Queen S Room as she is given A Tour of the Cunard S New Cruise Liner Queen Elizabeth II in Southampton Docks, October 11, 2010 in Southampton, England (foto Arthur Edwards | WPA Pool)
Chris Levine – Lightness of Being (2018) (foto Sotheby S)
Queen Elizabeth II unveils her Portrait with Martin McGuinness, Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland, and Frances Fitzgerald, Minister of Justice and Equality, Govenor of Ireland (foto Jeff Spicer | WPA Pool)
Cecil Beaton – Queen Elizabeth II on Coronation Day (1953) (foto Victoria & Albert Museum)
Roy Chinwe Chukwuogo – HM Queen Elizabeth II (2002) (foto Artnet News)
Andy Warhol – Queen Elizabeth II R (Unique Piece) (1985) (foto Adamar Fine Arts)