January 11, 2013
Does Anyone Like Kate Middleton’s New Portrait?
[Image: The Duchess of Cambridge by Paul Emsley]

Does Anyone Like Kate Middleton’s New Portrait?

[Image: The Duchess of Cambridge by Paul Emsley]

  1. lemicomo reblogged this from zombifytherainbow
  2. archibonmayen reblogged this from theatlantic
  3. zombifytherainbow reblogged this from tsupertsundere and added:
    THIS is what people are saying is hideous?? You’re right, the black kinda makes you focus on the creases and gives a...
  4. tsupertsundere reblogged this from nomoretexasgovernorsforpresident and added:
    I like that they actually give her creases in her face, that she actually has in real life, but I feel like the black...
  5. caramichele reblogged this from theatlantic and added:
    “Fun fact: This portrait is, for the moment, housed in the same gallery as a rendering of a nude David Beckham.” (it’s...
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  8. paintedonwater said: Aside from the hairstyle, if anyone told me this was Kate Middleton, I’d tell them to get out of my office. She looks 15 years older here, and the jaw and eyes are all wrong.
  9. cocktailelder reblogged this from jazzcatter and added:
    Not an attractive likeness, a bit pinched in the mouth?
  10. simonlegend reblogged this from theatlantic and added:
    I’m not sure about this portrait. The tight-lipped smile makes her look tense. The bags under the eyes just put 10 years...
  11. exploreyourbackyard reblogged this from theatlantic and added:
    it seems as though they made her appear older than she really is.
  12. idlebicyle said: It’s really awful, it makes her look like an old woman with delusions of youth and grandeur. A woman who stinks of rothmans cat food and channel number five.
  13. calimie reblogged this from theatlantic
  14. calimie said: She looks 50! It’s terrible. I do like the expression.
  15. jazzcatter reblogged this from theatlantic and added:
    What was the artist thinking …
  16. jazzcatter said: I wonder what the artist was thinking …
  17. kayteepay said: no.
  18. alexob said: I like the realism of the painting - her eyes specifically have been painted beautifully. However, somehow she looks like drunk in this portrait. it’s not really flattering.
  19. maye reblogged this from theatlantic and added:
    Wow, really? That’s awful.
  20. neoamericana reblogged this from theatlantic and added:
    Well then. Hmm.
  21. trackster reblogged this from theatlantic and added:
    OMG, poor Kate.
  22. kctkd said: It makes her look old and the sneer doesn’t help.
  23. emilymclennon reblogged this from theatlantic
  24. emilymclennon said: it makes her looker older than she really is is
  25. jwcumbucket reblogged this from theatlantic
  26. shorterexcerpts reblogged this from texnessa and added:
    Is there some tradition that says “your portrait has to pass for at least 40”?
  27. encapture said: This looks both cloudy and aging
  28. collidescope said: I wonder if SHE likes it. I mean, I agree with their descriptions…but if the lady likes it, what can we do?
  29. somethinginparticular reblogged this from theatlantic and added:
    Hanging in the attic so she’ll stay young forever