Elizabeth II

Portrait of a Queen

Paola Calvetti

Elizabeth II


Year: 2019

Pages: 268

The many facets of Queen Elizabeth revealed through the lens of legendary photographers who managed to capture her most authentic self. 

Queen in every ounce of her being, Elizabeth II is the most photographed woman in the world; it is no wonder that she is also a fashion icon. The image she projects through photography is the only stage upon which the Queen truly reveals herself, acquiescing to the universal laws of light and the practical needs of portrait artists. This compelling and rigorously researched biography, based on accounts of photographers, articles from around the world and extensive iconographic research, offers an intimate portrait beyond the lens.

Rights sold:
Germany (Piper Verlag)
Poland (Zysk)
Film (Nexos)

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