Queen Margrethe shines in new official portrait – Royal Central

A brand new official portrait of Queen Margrethe of Denmark has been launched by the Royal Home to mark her 80th birthday.

The Royal Home stated portraits of Margrethe are a story of the Queen’s life as head of state: “Portraits are subsequently additionally a part of the narrative in regards to the Danish head of state’s life and actions.”


The picture was taken this summer season and replaces the official picture that was launched in 2012. The photographer is Per Morten Abrahamsen.

Picture: Per Morten Abrahamsen

It reveals Her Majesty in formal put on with the Pearl Poiré Tiara in Dome Corridor at Fredensborg Palace in Fredensborg. The tiara is matched with a pair of earrings, necklace and a brooch; all of those have featured in a number of of Queen Margrethe’s official gala portraits.

The Queen can be seen within the Order of the Elephant sash with its breast star, Grand Commander’s cross of the Order of Dannebrog and Frederik IX’s portrait with diamonds.


The portrait is mounted in Danish oak with the Royal Crown on the high. The Royal Home stated it might “henceforth be seen hanging in, amongst different locations, state establishments, together with embassies and consulates, in addition to on Danish vessels.”

The Queen celebrated her 80th birthday in April in a scaled down kind as a result of ongoing pandemic.