A painting of Prince William and Kate Middleton, which was commissioned last year, has been revealed as a gift to the people of Cambridgeshire. The Duke of Cambridge was shown dressed up alongside his wife Kate, who was dressed in an emerald dress.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge shared the photo with the couple’s KensingtonRoyal Twitter account.
The image was drawn by award-winning artist Jamie Correth.
Correth has been described as “one of Britain’s leading portraiture artists” who “focuses on the character of his sitter, evoking a sense of their presence in his work” on his website.
He met the Duke and Duchess while the couple viewed the painting on Thursday.
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Mr. Koreith added: “I wanted to show their royal highnesses in a style that they look comfortable and friendly, as well as elegant and dignified.
“Because it is the first painting depicting them together, and specifically during their time as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, I wanted the portrait to evoke a sense of balance between their public and private lives.
“The piece was commissioned as a gift to the people of Cambridgeshire, and I hope they enjoy it as much as I enjoyed making it.”
Correth’s portrait will be loaned to the National Portrait Gallery during 2023 as the gallery reopens its doors.
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Fans of the company have also taken to social media to share their thoughts on the image.
TV host Rylan Clark responded: “It’s great to be fair.”
Another user, running under the title @RoyallyBelle_ added: “This is absolutely amazing. I’m in awe.”
@DukeandDuchess12 added: “An incredible picture, the artist managed to make it glamorous at the same time.”