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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

© Paul Emsley

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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

by Paul Emsley
black chalk and pencil, 2012
12 1/8 in. x 12 5/8 in. (309 mm x 322 mm) overall
Given by Paul Emsley, 2015
Primary Collection
NPG 7002

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Made from life, this drawing of the Duchess is a preliminary study for the painted portrait which was commissioned by the Gallery in 2012 (NPG 6956). For this portrait, the Duchess was able to give Emsley two sittings, the first at Kensington Palace and the second at the artist’s studio.

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  • NPG 6956: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (finished work)

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