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This is the first official portrait of King Charles since his coronation

The first official portrait of King Charles since his coronation has been unveiled. This is an oil painting, in which the king is depicted in the uniform of the Welsh Guards. It is characterized by its red color, while it is 2.40m long. and 1.87m wide. According to the BBC, Queen Camilla was delighted with the painting and told the painter: “Yes, you've got it.” In the portrait King Charles holds a sword in his hand, while a butterfly lands on his shoulder. The red of the uniform joins the red of the background, thus highlighting the king's face. “My interest is really in understanding who the person is and trying to capture that on the canvas,” said the artist, who decided to use some of the traditions of royal portraiture. “In the history of art the butterfly symbolizes transformation and rebirth,” he explains. The artist's meetings with the king ended before Charles was diagnosed with cancer. Geo revealed how to […]
Source: News Beast

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