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A. Picture Link 10 7.81%
B. Picture Link 25 19.53%
C. Picture Link 7 5.47%
D. Picture Link 17 13.28%
E. Picture Link 3 2.34%
F. Picture Link 13 10.16%
G. Picture Link 13 10.16%
H. Picture Link 11 8.59%
I. Picture Link 3 2.34%
J. Picture Link 7 5.47%
K. Picture Link 4 3.13%
L. Picture Link 6 4.69%
M. Picture Link 8 6.25%
N. Picture Link 1 0.78%
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Old 07-26-2009, 01:09 PM
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the picture of Queen EII looks like a photo! Is it really painted? Then it is brilliant!
as i said before: all the pictures are great! Thanks.
this time the poll was really exiting.

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Old 07-26-2009, 03:11 PM
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Oh, thats really a great poll! I have chosen my favourite very fast I hope, it will not only be voted for the people IN the portrait (because they are popular) because some of the paintings are really masterpieces!

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Old 07-27-2009, 07:52 AM
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The portrait of Sofia reminds me of the portrait of Jacqueline Kennedy in the White House, same style.
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Old 07-28-2009, 10:34 AM
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Frankly speaking, I love all the Royal Portraits!
They are so beautiful!

Thank you very much, LadyK!
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Old 07-31-2009, 06:48 PM
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Congratulations to Monaco with well-deserved victory!
The picture of Princess Grace was beautiful and elusive, just like the late Princess.

The Monaco picture was one of my two personal favourites from this poll, however I voted for a different picture - the portrait of Princess Fawzia by Lambro Vassiliadis.
That portrait is one of the most beautiful and unusual (for Royals) works of Art I have ever seen. I had never seen it before and am very thankful to Humera and Warren (who, as I understand, made the selection of the Egyptian portrait) for including it in the poll.
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Old 08-01-2009, 03:52 AM
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I was in doubt between C, G, I, N (lovely!) and Spain and chose the latter.

I would like some art historical background about the portraits if possible.

The portrait of Grace was a bit too Hollywood for me.
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Old 08-01-2009, 04:44 AM
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Oh, I'd also like the thank everyone who voted for the Austrian picture.
We were thinking quite long which of the lovely pictures of the Empress we should take.

I hope you all enjoyed this poll.
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Old 08-01-2009, 06:53 AM
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Congratulations to the winners and thank you to who all contributed to making this a great poll
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Old 08-01-2009, 03:48 PM
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Thanks a lot for all your votes for the portrait of Princess Grace!

It's a portrait that captures the beauty of a wonderful woman to remember
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Old 08-01-2009, 03:58 PM
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Ooo Congratulations to the Monaco team
We Will Remember Them.
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Old 08-01-2009, 08:39 PM
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Thumbs down so wrong...

Jesus Christ and the twelve apostles!!

I cannot believe the portrait I voted for lost!!

I feel like crying...

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