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HRH Princess Alexandra (b.1936), GCVO, in Evening Dress

© DACS 2019. Photo credit: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

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This painting was awarded the College Prize at the Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts exhibition in 2005. This painting was commissioned by the Orient Line for the ‘Oriana’ where it was displayed in the Princess Room (Princess Alexandra had launched the ‘Oriana’ in 1959). The painting is on display in the Alexandra Room in the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (Princess Alexandra became an Honorary Fellow in 1960).

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow




oil on board


H 180 x W 33 cm

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Acquisition method

on loan from the P&O Art Collection

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Inscription description

Signed and dated 1960


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Normally on display at

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

232–242 St Vincent Street, Glasgow G2 5RJ Scotland

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