Queen Elizabeth Attended New Portrait Unveiling In An Unusual Way

This article is from Do You Remember. Click the title to hop over there.

Queen Elizabeth attended her first virtual portrait unveiling. The portrait is of the Queen wearing a blue dress, sitting in a beautiful chair. The portrait was done by the winner of the 2018 BP Portrait Award, Miriam Escofet. According to PEOPLE, the portrait “celebrates the longstanding relationship with the Queen and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), as well as all of the contributions the monarch has made to U.K. diplomacy throughout her reign.”

The portrait will be on display at the FCO office. Queen Elizabeth praised the artwork and said she hopes she gets to see it in real life one day. She also thanked the staff at the FCO for all of their hard work.

Queen Elizabeth attended first-ever virtual portrait unveiling

queen elizabeth attends virtual portrait unveiling
Queen Elizabeth / YouTube Screenshot

She said, “It sounds as though everybody in the FCO has been doing the most incredible work. I must say I’m very impressed to hear about it.”

RELATED: Queen Elizabeth II Salutes Caregivers In New Public Video With Daughter Princess Anne

Sir Simon McDonald, Permanent Under Secretary and Head of the Diplomatic Service at the FCO released a statement as well. For instance, he said, “Her Majesty The Queen is our best diplomat. This beautiful new portrait is a tribute to her lifetime of service and we’re glad our many visitors will see it for years to come.”

portrait unveiling of the queen
Portrait unveiling / YouTube Screenshot

Miriam Escofet added, “It was a huge honor to paint a portrait of Her Majesty and to join The Queen to unveil the portrait virtually. I wanted the portrait to capture Her Majesty’s humanity, her radiance and her warmth, which came through so strongly in the two portrait sittings.”

In conclusion, watch the unveiling video below:

Click for next Article

The post Queen Elizabeth Attended New Portrait Unveiling In An Unusual Way appeared first on DoYouRemember? – The Home of Nostalgia. Author, Lauren Novak

Go to Source – Do You Remember

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.