Royal portrait: Enigmatic Kate unveiled

2013-01-12 00:00

Artist Paul Emsley poses with his portrait of Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, at the National Portrait Gallery in London, yesterday. He said of his painting: ‘The brief was that it should be a portrait which in some way expressed her natural self rather than her official self.’ The gallery said the royal couple were ‘thrilled’ with the picture, but public reaction was negative, with many feeling it made the duchess look older than she is.

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