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Museum Of Denmark Releases A New Portrait Of Prince Philip, And It’s Probably The Best Likeness Ever

Date December 11, 2017

The Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip, retired from his public activities since he turned 96 in June 2017. According to Buckingham Palace, His Highness made this decision with the full support of his wife, but it doesn’t mean Philip will stay aside from the royal occasions, he will continue to accompany Her Majesty at numerous official events.

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In honor of retired Prince Philip, his new portrait was recently presented at the Museum of National History in Denmark.

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Prince Philip, just like his wife, managed to set many records during his long life. Philip served as a Consort for the longest time in British history. Besides, he set a record of longevity among all men in the royal family. Finally, this year, Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth celebrated the 70th anniversary of their wedding, a significant event for the whole family and country. Philip’s cousin, Lady Pamela, told the British magazine:

Her Majesty was only 13 years old when she instantly fell in love with Philip and never thought about anyone else.

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Today, Prince Philip is involved in numerous charities and organizations devoted to the problems of environment, sports, healthcare, scientific and technical progress, etc. He made the enormous contribution to the cultural and industrial development of the country. His Highness always puts people’s interests above others. He is a founder of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, which is considered to be the most significant youth achievement award.

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Now, everyone has a chance to see his incredible portrait which, as people say, exactly catches The Duke’s expression. Amazing painting and possibly the best likeness ever. This portrait is a true masterpiece of a talented artist.

Source: Source: The Royal Family / Facebook

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