ID number ART27561
Title Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Artist Dargie, William
Place made United Kingdom: England
Date made 1965
Medium oil on canvas
Measurement sight: 109.2 x 80 cm; frame: 122.5 x 93.5 x 4.0 cm

Description

An equestrian portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth in uniform of the Welsh Guards. The background is Horse Parade Ground and headquarters, London, 1965. Queen Elizabeth rode this horse, Imperial, during the 1957 "Trooping the Colour" - an annual event celebrating the sovereign's birthday. The portrait may have been partially modelled on commemorative photographs and figurines produced after the event.