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Queen Elizabeth II by Pietro Annigoni in the ILN
Queen Elizabeth II by Pietro Annigoni in the ILN
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The Peasants Wedding
The Peasants Wedding
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The Staffordshire Regiment
The Staffordshire Regiment
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The Coronation Regalia of Britain
The Coronation Regalia of Britain
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The Year of the Three British Kings - 1936
The Year of the Three British Kings - 1936
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Reconstruction of the Stone circles at Avebury, Wiltshire
Reconstruction of the Stone circles at Avebury, Wiltshire
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Albanian King Zog I
Albanian King Zog I
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Officers of Arms of the Heralds College, 1952
Officers of Arms of the Heralds College, 1952
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Queen Elizabeth II salutes
Queen Elizabeth II salutes
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Frederick Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts - British Military
Frederick Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts - British Military
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George Iv/Players/42/50
George Iv/Players/42/50
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King George Iv/Thompson
King George Iv/Thompson
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Queen Elizabeth II by Pietro Annigoni in the ILN Featured Image

Queen Elizabeth II by Pietro Annigoni in the ILN

Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom and Head of the Commonwealth (born 1926), by Pietro Annigoni 1953.
Pietro Annigoni (7 June 1910 to 28 October 1988) was an Italian portrait and fresco painter, who became world famous after painting Queen Elizabeth II in 1956.
His work bore the influence of Italian Renaissance portraiture, and was in contrast to the modernist and post-modernist artistic styles that dominated the middle and late twentieth century. He was known for his romantic portrayal of the young Queen Elizabeth II in 1956, as well as for his portraits of Pope John XXIII, US Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson, the Shah and Empress of Iran, Princess Margaret and several other members of the British royal family.
Pietro Annigoni was chosen by TIME magazine to paint President of the United States John F. Kennedy for the (January 5) 1962 Person of the Year cover. The result was perhaps his worst portrait as Kennedy would not sit still and Annigoni had no time or inclination to satisfy Time magazine. Other TIME magazine covers that featured portraits by Annigoni were the issues of October 5, 1962 (Pope John XXIII), November 1, 1963 (Ludwig Erhard), and April 12, 1968 (Lyndon B. Johnson).
Other subjects around the world that Annigoni painted include HRH Prince Phillip and several other members of the House of Windsor as well as the shoemaker Salvatore Ferragamo, Florentine author Luigi Ugolini, ballet legend Dame Margot Fonteyn, British actress Julie Andrews, Russian ballet star Rudolf Nureyev, American actress and poet Vanna Bonta as a girl, and the Maharani Gayatri Devi of Jaipur. An outspoken artist who did not refrain from iconoclasm toward his perception of passing or superficial social trends, Annigoni wrote essays challenging modern art that disregarded the basic ability to draw. He alienated critics, who claimed his art was too representational, discounting the unique dramatic signature the artist brought to Renaissance tradition

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

Japan - Geisha Girl bows to a samurai warrior - New Year
Japan - Geisha Girl bows to a samurai warrior - New Year
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The Queen arrives in Westminster Abbey (Coronation 1953)
The Queen arrives in Westminster Abbey (Coronation 1953)
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Yeoman Warders of the Tower
Yeoman Warders of the Tower
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Opening of the Colchester Oyster Fishery
Opening of the Colchester Oyster Fishery
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Lieutenant of the Royal Horse Artillery
Lieutenant of the Royal Horse Artillery
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7-Branch Candlestick
7-Branch Candlestick
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HMS Exmouth - Royal Navy predreadnought battleship
HMS Exmouth - Royal Navy predreadnought battleship
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The Scots Guards marching to a State Ceremonial
The Scots Guards marching to a State Ceremonial
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Officer of Royal Regiment of Artillery
Officer of Royal Regiment of Artillery
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Silver Jubilee portrait, 1977
Silver Jubilee portrait, 1977
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The Queen salutes on horseback
The Queen salutes on horseback
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The Pearly King and Queen of Thornton Heath
The Pearly King and Queen of Thornton Heath
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Opening of the Colchester Oyster Fishery Featured Image

Opening of the Colchester Oyster Fishery

Ceremonial scene at the opening of the annual Colchester Oyster Fishery. On the first Friday of September the Mayor of Colchester, the Town Clerk, and the Town Sergeant go out on an oyster dredger into the Pyefleet Channel of the Colne estuary off Mersea Island, in full civic regalia. The Mayor dredges and consumes the first oyster of the season. He and his guests then proceed to an oyster lunch to celebrate the opening of the fishery. The ceremony dates back to medieval times

© Mary Evans Picture Library

Princess Elizabeth - Attending the Trooping of the Colour
Princess Elizabeth - Attending the Trooping of the Colour
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Mohammed Nadir Shah - King of Afghanistan with his Brother
Mohammed Nadir Shah - King of Afghanistan with his Brother
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Edward VIII in his Coronation robes
Edward VIII in his Coronation robes
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The Viceroy of India, Lord Willingdon
The Viceroy of India, Lord Willingdon
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Geoffrey Keyes and his father
Geoffrey Keyes and his father
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Queen's Bargemaster and Watermen in Queen Victoria's
Queen's Bargemaster and Watermen in Queen Victoria's
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A Ceremonial Occasion at Windsor Castle
A Ceremonial Occasion at Windsor Castle
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One of three miniature metal Sikh kirpan daggers
One of three miniature metal Sikh kirpan daggers
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WW1 - Territorials Blessed at St. Pancras Church, London
WW1 - Territorials Blessed at St. Pancras Church, London
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The Coronation Durbar, Delhi - George V - 1911
The Coronation Durbar, Delhi - George V - 1911
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Coronation 1937 - The Anointing
Coronation 1937 - The Anointing
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Coronation Procession, 1953
Coronation Procession, 1953
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Coronation 1937 - The Anointing Featured Image

Coronation 1937 - The Anointing

The Anointing Ceremony during the Coronation of King George VI, which precedes the crowning. Illustration shows King George VI having taking his Robe with its Cape of ermine off, wearing a satin under-robe reaching to the knees and sat in the Coronation Chair (with the ancient stone of Scone), under a canopy of gold and silver brocade held over him by four Peers who are Knights of the Garter. The Archbishop of Canterbury, having dipped his fingers in Holy Oil, anoints the King and makes the sign of the cross on the crown of his head, the breast and the palm of each hand. Date: 1937

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

The Crown Regalia - 1953 Coronation
The Crown Regalia - 1953 Coronation
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Serb in Bosnia Herzegovina
Serb in Bosnia Herzegovina
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King George V & Queen Mary
King George V & Queen Mary
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The Royal Scots Greys - 2nd Dragoons
The Royal Scots Greys - 2nd Dragoons
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Coronation 1953 - Procession of Queen Mother
Coronation 1953 - Procession of Queen Mother
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Kandy - Sri Lanka - Buddhist Procession
Kandy - Sri Lanka - Buddhist Procession
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Sudan - Shullucks of the Upper Nile
Sudan - Shullucks of the Upper Nile
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Two boys saluting
Two boys saluting
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Japanese Wedding Ceremony series - Bride and Parents-in-Law
Japanese Wedding Ceremony series - Bride and Parents-in-Law
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Japanese Wedding Ceremony series - Drinking Sake
Japanese Wedding Ceremony series - Drinking Sake
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Procession of Horse Guardsmen - London
Procession of Horse Guardsmen - London
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Native American Indians do the Snow-Shoe Dance
Native American Indians do the Snow-Shoe Dance
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