Mario Testino: British Royal Portraits

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 3RD FEBRUARY 2013

ADDRESS
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, Westminster, London WC2H 0HE†
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Dates:
3rd October 2012†until†3rd February 2013
OPENING TIMES
Mon to Wed, Sat & Sun 10am-6pm, Late Opening Thu & Fri 10am-9pm
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Mario Testino: British Royal PortraitsThe official engagement portraits of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge taken by Mario Testino are among the eight photographs of the Royal Family by the Peruvian photographer which are shown together for the first time in a free exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery. All of the images were taken between 2003 and 2010 and include official commissions as well as personal photographs. Visitors can see the princes' official Christmas card from 2004 and the image taken to mark Prince Henry's 21st birthday, shown alongside a portrait of HRH The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, commissioned by British Vogue in 2006.

About National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery houses portraits of significant figures from the late 15th century to the present day. This isn't the place to come for serious works of exceptional artistic merit - the overriding aim of the National Portrait Gallery is to reflect the status of the sitter, not the artist - but where else in London could you hope to find The Beatles, Henry VIII, Sir Richard Branson and JK Rowling all hanging out together? The appeal of this gallery (opened in 1856) rests simply in its comprehensive commemoration of British history from the late 15th century to the present day through the medium of portraiture. More about National Portrait Gallery

Mario Testino: British Royal Portraits images

Mario Testino: British Royal Portraits† HRH The Prince of Wales, HRH Prince William and HRH Prince Henry. London 2004. By Mario Testino © AMAAZING LTD †

Mario Testino: British Royal Portraits - HRH The Prince of Wales, HRH Prince William and HRH Prince Henry. London 2004. By Mario Testino © AMAAZING LTD

Mario Testino: British Royal Portraits HRH The Prince of Wales, HRH Prince William and HRH Prince Henry. London 2004. By Mario Testino © AMAAZING LTD†

Mario Testino: British Royal Portraits - HRH The Prince of Wales, HRH Prince William and HRH Prince Henry. London 2004. By Mario Testino © AMAAZING LTD Mario Testino: British Royal Portraits - HRH Prince William. London 2003. By Mario Testino © AMAAZING LTD More Images

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Storm Nightclub, 28a Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Mario Testino: British Royal Portraits
Playing across multiple venues across London seven days a week and 52 weeks a year - do they really put on shows on Christmas Day? - ... More
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St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Mario Testino: British Royal Portraits
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Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | 1 minute from Mario Testino: British Royal Portraits
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Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Mario Testino: British Royal Portraits
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6 Cecil Court, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Mario Testino: British Royal Portraits
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7 Charing Cross Underground Shopping Arcade, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Mario Testino: British Royal Portraits
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The Empire, 5-6 Leicester Square, WC2H | 3 minutes from Mario Testino: British Royal Portraits
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140 Irving Street, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Mario Testino: British Royal Portraits
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Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | 1 minute from Mario Testino: British Royal Portraits
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National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | 1 minute from Mario Testino: British Royal Portraits
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20 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from Mario Testino: British Royal Portraits
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The Trafalgar, Trafalgar Square, SW1A | 3 minutes from Mario Testino: British Royal Portraits
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45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Mario Testino: British Royal Portraits
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Family Art Workshops: Layers In LaceFamily Art Workshops: Layers In LaceBe inspired portraits to create an animation.29th July 2014Tuesday 29th July 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Family Art Workshops: Layers In Lace
event > Kids Events
PRICINGFree ticketed
DATESTuesday 29th July 2014 at 11.30am-1pm and 2.30pm-4pm
VENUENational Portrait Gallery†
Be inspired portraits to create an animation.
Portrait Of The Day: William Wordsworth: TalkPortrait Of The Day: William Wordsworth: TalkA talk on a chosen portrait.29th July 2014Tuesday 29th July 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Portrait Of The Day: William Wordsworth: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures†|†PRICINGFree
DATESTuesday 29th July 2014 - 12noon
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A talk on a chosen portrait.
Drop-In Activities: Patterns In Portraits: WorkshopDrop-In Activities: Patterns In Portraits: WorkshopA three hour family workshop.29th July 2014Tuesday 29th July 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventToday Only
Drop-In Activities: Patterns In Portraits: Workshop
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops†|†PRICINGFree
DATESTuesday 29th July 2014 - 1pm-4pm
VENUENational Portrait Gallery†
A three hour family workshop.
BP Portrait AwardBP Portrait AwardBP Portrait AwardA homeless man in Germany, an American woman reluctant to sit for a portrait painted by her son, and Jean Woods, the Bath-based grandmother and model featured in Channel 4's 'Fabulous Fashionistas' are the three shortlisted sitters for the 25th anniversary of the BP Portrait Award, the world's most prestigious open competition for portrait painti29th July 2014Sunday 21st September 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
BP Portrait Award
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting†|†PRICINGFree
DATES26th June to 21st September 2014
VENUENational Portrait Gallery†
A homeless man in Germany, an American woman reluctant to sit for a portrait painted by her son, and Jean Woods, the Bath-based grandmother and model featured in Channel 4's 'Fabulous Fashionistas' are the three shortlisted sitters for the 25th anniversary of the BP Portrait Award, the world's most prestigious open competition for portrait painti...†More about this event
Virginia Woolf: Art, Life and VisionVirginia Woolf: Art, Life and VisionVirginia Woolf: Art, Life and VisionA major exhibition on the life and career of Viriginia Woolf, fearless feminist and author of Mrs Dalloway, Orlando and To the Lighthouse, among others, comes to the National Portrait Gallery from 10th July. Guest curated by the biographer, Frances Spalding, the exhibition explores the life of the great 20th century writer through painted portraits29th July 2014Sunday 26th October 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Ongoing
Virginia Woolf: Art, Life and Vision
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Illustration & Drawing
DATES10th July to 26th October 2014
VENUENational Portrait Gallery†
A major exhibition on the life and career of Viriginia Woolf, fearless feminist and author of Mrs Dalloway, Orlando and To the Lighthouse, among others, comes to the National Portrait Gallery from 10th July. Guest curated by the biographer, Frances Spalding, the exhibition explores the life of the great 20th century writer through painted portraits...†More about this event
Family Art Workshops: Light And Dark (Over 5s)Family Art Workshops: Light And Dark (Over 5s)Explore light and shade.30th July 2014Wednesday 30th July 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Family Art Workshops: Light And Dark (Over 5s)
event > Kids Events†|†PRICINGFree
DATESWednesday 30th July 2014 at 11.30am-1pm and 2.30pm-4pm
VENUENational Portrait Gallery†
Explore light and shade.
Drop-In Activities: Ruffs And Cuffs: WorkshopDrop-In Activities: Ruffs And Cuffs: WorkshopA three hour family workshop.30th July 2014Wednesday 30th July 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free EventOn Soon
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event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops†|†PRICINGFree
DATESWednesday 30th July 2014 - 1pm-4pm
VENUENational Portrait Gallery†
A three hour family workshop.
Portrait Of The Day: Ellen Terry: TalkPortrait Of The Day: Ellen Terry: TalkWith Emma Burgess.30th July 2014Wednesday 30th July 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Portrait Of The Day: Ellen Terry: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures†|†PRICINGFree
DATESWednesday 30th July 2014 - 12noon
VENUENational Portrait Gallery†
With Emma Burgess.
Family Art Workshops: Room Of My Own (Over 5s)Family Art Workshops: Room Of My Own (Over 5s)Create 3D maps of your favourite room on display.31st July 2014Thursday 31st July 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Family Art Workshops: Room Of My Own (Over 5s)
event > Kids Events†|†PRICINGFree
DATESThursday 31st July 2014 at 11.30am-1pm and 2.30pm-4pm
VENUENational Portrait Gallery†
Create 3D maps of your favourite room on display.
Portrait Of The Day: Amy Johnson: TalkPortrait Of The Day: Amy Johnson: TalkA discussion of Sir John Longstaff's portrait of Amy Johnson.31st July 2014Thursday 31st July 2014 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Portrait Of The Day: Amy Johnson: Talk
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