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As an artist Alexander Talbot Rice is trusted, which is why he has enjoyed so many repeat commissions. For example, he has painted three portraits of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, one of which for his Royal Highness’s own collection at Buckingham Palace.

Alexander is fast becoming one of the most sought-after portrait artists of his generation, having undertaken numerous commissions for the British Royal Family and other world leaders, in politics, fashion, art and culture. Commissions include HM The Queen, HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, HH The Pope Benedict XVI and Lady Margaret Thatcher. His portraits have received international recognition and adorn some of the most prestigious public and private collections in the world.

Notable Portraits

The Rt. Rev. The Rt. Hon. The Lord Bishop Of London KCVO (Bishop’s Residence) 2003
HRH The Duke of Edinburgh (Windsor Castle) 2004
HM The Queen (Buckingham Palace) 2005
Mrs C. Z. Guest (Long Island New York) 2006
The Duke of Westminster KG, CB, CVO, OBE, TD, DL, CD (Private Residence) 2007
HRH The Prince of Wales (The Welsh Guards) 2008
The Old Warrior (Private Collection Berlin) 2009
Sir Ronald Grierson 2010
Lady Margaret Thatcher LG, OM, PC, FRS (Private Collection India) 2011
HH The Pope Benedict XVI (The Vatican) 2012
Paintings from Afghanistan (The Welsh Guards) 2013
Semyon Mikhailovsky, Rector of The Repin Academy (State Collection Russia) 2014


Great Britons Exhibition (National Portrait Gallery, Washington, USA) 2007
Solo Exhibition (The Carlyle, New York, USA) 2008
Lady Margaret Thatcher (Private Collection, India) 2011
Welsh Guards (Lashkar Gah, Afghanistan) 2013
Academy of Florence (Stowe, England) 2014
From Catherine The Great to Stowe (Stowe, England) 2015