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Queen Elizabeth II by Pietro Annigoni in the ILN

Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom and Head of the Commonwealth (born 1926), by Pietro Annigoni 1953.
Pietro Annigoni (7 June 1910 to 28 October 1988) was an Italian portrait and fresco painter, who became world famous after painting Queen Elizabeth II in 1956.
His work bore the influence of Italian Renaissance portraiture, and was in contrast to the modernist and post-modernist artistic styles that dominated the middle and late twentieth century. He was known for his romantic portrayal of the young Queen Elizabeth II in 1956, as well as for his portraits of Pope John XXIII, US Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson, the Shah and Empress of Iran, Princess Margaret and several other members of the British royal family.
Pietro Annigoni was chosen by TIME magazine to paint President of the United States John F. Kennedy for the (January 5) 1962 Person of the Year cover. The result was perhaps his worst portrait as Kennedy would not sit still and Annigoni had no time or inclination to satisfy Time magazine. Other TIME magazine covers that featured portraits by Annigoni were the issues of October 5, 1962 (Pope John XXIII), November 1, 1963 (Ludwig Erhard), and April 12, 1968 (Lyndon B. Johnson).
Other subjects around the world that Annigoni painted include HRH Prince Phillip and several other members of the House of Windsor as well as the shoemaker Salvatore Ferragamo, Florentine author Luigi Ugolini, ballet legend Dame Margot Fonteyn, British actress Julie Andrews, Russian ballet star Rudolf Nureyev, American actress and poet Vanna Bonta as a girl, and the Maharani Gayatri Devi of Jaipur. An outspoken artist who did not refrain from iconoclasm toward his perception of passing or superficial social trends, Annigoni wrote essays challenging modern art that disregarded the basic ability to draw. He alienated critics, who claimed his art was too representational, discounting the unique dramatic signature the artist brought to Renaissance tradition

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Duck bank Keith Harris & Orville

Ventriloquist Keith Harris and his puppet Orville (centre) feed a goose in St James's Park, London, to launch a 'Adopt-a-Duck Savings Account', launched jointly by the Wildfowl Trust and the Greenwich Building Society


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The Sweeney : 1974

THE SWEENEY 1974: Giving a preview of Thames TV's new series - The Sweeney - are John Thaw (left) and Dennis Waterman who play Det. Inspector Jack Regan and his partner, Det. Sergeant George Carter. The 13 week series is based on the work of the elite band of Metropolitan policemen. 21/02/02: John Thaw (left) and co-star Dennis Waterman in the Thames TV's series - The Sweeney - who play Det. Inspector Jack Regan (Thaw) and his partner, Det. Sergeant George Carter.: Actor John Thaw, 60, star of Inspector Morse and The Sweeney, died at home this afternoon his family said