Elizabeth II: Princess, Queen, IconVarious photographers
|Publisher||National Portrait Gallery 2022|
|Edition||Hardcover , 152 pages|
|Genres||Portrait photography , Fashion photography|
|Tags||Alexandra Shulman, Andy Warhol, Annie Leibovitz, Baron, British culture, Cecil Beaton, David Bailey, Dorothy Wilding, Family photographs, Patrick Lichfield, Queen, Queen Elizabeth II, Royal, Vogue|
The book reflects on the Queen’s life, presenting family photographs alongside important formal portraits to explore how, as her reign became record-breaking, she became an iconic figure in modern British culture and history. The publication features works by key artists depicting the Queen from 1926 to the present day, including Baron, Cecil Beaton, Dorothy Wilding, Patrick Lichfield, Andy Warhol, Annie Leibovitz and David Bailey.
This book features an introductory essay by writer, commentator and former Editor-in-chief of British Vogue, Alexandra Shulman, exploring how the collected portraits depict the Queen throughout her life and reign, and a timeline of key historical events and moments from Elizabeth II’s life.