July 23 2013

Image of Baby!

Picture: Alamy via Guardian

A big AHN congratulatory hug to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the birth of their son. In The Guardian, Jonathan Jones provides a brief history of royal baby portraits, such as Holbein's Edward VI above, and concludes that the new prince should be painted by... Paula Rego. Not a bad idea, actually.

However, given the frosty reaction to Kate's own portrait, I should think one for her baby is the last thing on her mind.

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