The Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A) is hosting an exhibtion of Cecil Beaton ‘s photographs until April 22nd, 2012.

Sir Cecil Beaton (1904-1980) was commissioned by the British royal family to take portraits and Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth IIwas still a young princess when she was first photographed by Beaton in 1942.

One of the main portrait of the Queen by Beaton is the one taken at her Coronation Day in 1953.

If you love portraiture, you should definitely find some time to visit the exhibition.

For more information, you can visit the V&A website.

 

 

The photographs of the British royal family by Sir Cecil Beaton (1904-1980