The works of the master and father then art were exhibited at the auction, "Bonhams' in the summer, but the buyer's name became known only now. Cost of the work has not been disclosed, but considering that the art market Warhol refers to the highest price category, Queen whim cost dearly. In fact, this is truly one of the most famous images of the queen. The painting was created from a photograph made in honor of the 25th anniversary of her reign. All four works created in 1985 and consists of a series of "reigning queen", which refers to the last creative period of Warhol.
Elizabeth II bought four of his portrait by Warhol
Success portraits that would liked most women receiving infrequently and are not redundant. Queen of Great Britain decided to treat yourself to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Board and has acquired 4 Warhol painting, written by her photos in a characteristic manner of the artist.
Portraits in a recognizable pop art style combined Elizabeth II is not only the Netherlands, Swaziland and the Danish queen, but with such great women like Elizabeth Taylor and, of course, Marilyn Monroe.
Have a portrait of Warhol's work - it means to be famous. And the Queen of England, undoubtedly face of popular culture. With its image released coins, make figurines, its image found in sitcoms, appears in "The Simpsons" for her feature film ("The Queen").
Now Elizabeth II became the owner of the world's most popular self-portraits, but will not store them in the recesses, and will present the "Queen of portraits of monarchs," which will be held at Windsor Castle from November 2012 to June 2013.