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Images Dated 2011 November

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Choose from 1776 pictures in our Images Dated 2011 November collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery. We are proud to offer this selection in partnership with Mary Evans Prints Online.


Queen Elizabeth II by Pietro Annigoni in the ILN Featured November Print

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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27 Nov 2011 Featured November Print

27 Nov 2011

© Augusto Leandro Stanzani / ardea.com

Angasii, Historical, History, Nyala

LCC-LFB, Cannon Street fire station, City of London Featured November Print

LCC-LFB, Cannon Street fire station, City of London

The Cannon Street fire station was opened in 1906. Seen here is the appliance room. Fire brigade horses were by now being replaced by motorised fire appliances, but the stalls for the horses which pulled the horse drawn turntable ladder can be seen behind the electric-driven escape van. The batteries for this escape-van were stored under the engine's bonnet and the fire engine weighed about two tons. The power driven pump and pump-escape and horse drawn turntable ladder await the next call

© London Fire Brigade / Mary Evans Picture Library