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Unveiling of portrait of H M The Queen
commissioned by The Foreign & Commonwealth Office

The Queen attended the first virtual unveiling of a new portrait of her, painted by Miriam Escofet, the winner of the 2018 BP Portrait Award. Unveiled with Sir Simon McDonald who commissioned the work for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office as a “lasting tribute to Her Majesty’s service” to diplomacy.

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La artista española MIRIAM ESCOFET pinta un RETRATO de la REINA ISABEL III

Foreign Office video - unveiling of portrait of The Queen

Visitors from across the world will now be greeted in our King Charles Street office by an incredible new portrait of Her Majesty The Queen. This portrait is a fitting tribute to her lifetime of service.

BP Portrait Award Winner 2018

‘Listen to BP Portrait Award artist Miriam Escofet discuss the inspiration behind her prize-winning’ National Portrait Gallery – London

BP Portrait Award Winner 2018

‘Listen to BP Portrait Award artist Miriam Escofet discuss the inspiration behind her prize-winning’ National Portrait Gallery – London

Artist in the Portrait
Aliona Adrianova

Miriam Escofet photographed in her studio as part of Aliona Adrianova's photographic portraits of portrait painters
Mall Galleries and Royal Society of Portrait Painters publication