In an incident at lunch-time today a visitor to the Abbey sprayed paint on the Ralph Heimans portrait of The Queen, presently on display in the Chapter House.

Until work can be done to remedy the damage it will – very regrettably – not be possible to have the painting on public view.

See also:

The Coronation Theatre: Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Abbey news: First public display in London for Diamond Jubilee Portrait of The Queen


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