/ 16 May 2024

Pink makes the King wink

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 23: King Charles attends a meeting of The Prince’s Trust Group at St James Palace on June 23, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Tim P. Whitby - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 23: King Charles attends a meeting of The Prince’s Trust Group at St James Palace on June 23, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Tim P. Whitby - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

The first official portrait of King Charles since his coronation has been revealed and it’s an unexpected choice, to say the least… While his face is visible, the rest of his body is shrouded in a haze of hot pink. Charles is a fan, giving it his Royal seal of approval. The unusual artwork by Jonathan Yeo is a whopper, measuring 2.8m x 2.2m, but given it’s set to be hung in the extremely grand Drapers’ Hall in London, it will fit right in. It’s not the first time Yeo has painted a Royal, having previously captured Queen Camilla. But if he gets a chance to portray her again, she might not be wearing a traditional regal cape having sworn off buying animal fur again…

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