ID numberART27561
Collection typeArt
TitleHer Majesty Queen Elizabeth
Measurementsight: 109.2 x 80 cm; frame: 122.5 x 93.5 x 4.0 cm
Object typePainting
MakerDargie, William
Place madeUnited Kingdom: England
Date made1965
Physical descriptionoil on canvas
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionAn 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.