HM Queen Elizabeth II outside St Magnus Cathedral

© estate of Stanley Cursiter. All rights reserved, DACS 2024. Image credit: Orkney Islands Council

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This painting of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II receiving a bouquet of flowers outside St Magnus Cathedral was given to the people of Orkney by Stanley Cursiter. As Queen's Limner in Scotland, Cursiter painted many formal and informal paintings of the Queen and the Royal Family.

Kirkwall and St Ola Community Centre and Town Hall



HM Queen Elizabeth II outside St Magnus Cathedral




oil on canvas


H 100 x W 151 cm

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Acquisition method

gift from the artist to the people of Orkney

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Inscription description

Stanley Cursiter. 1960.


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Broad Street, Kirkwall, Orkney Islands KW15 1DH Scotland

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