Sunday, 10 October 2010

Coloured pencil portrait now hangs in Windsor Castle

Rt Hon. Jean Chrétien, PC, CC, OM, QC
Prime Minister of Canada, - 1993-2003
Official Portrait - Order of Merit recipient
Colored pencil
16" x 12" (40cm x 30cm)
Bernard Poulin 2010
Bernard Poulin has recently contributed towards the advancement of coloured pencil.  His coloured pencil portrait of a former Prime Minister of Canada now hangs in the Print Room at Windsor Castle.

He writes
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, has appointed the Right Honourable Jean Chrétien, (Prime Minister of Canada - 1993-2003) to the most prestigious Order of Merit. As is the tradition, a portrait drawing of this newest Member to the Order will hang in the Print Room at Windsor Castle. Her Majesty having asked me to create this portrait, has recently acknowledged and accepted the portrait.

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