On Wednesday 8 November, The Crown Princess unveiled a portrait during a ceremony at Gripsholm Castle. The portrait of The Crown Princess is a gift from the Friends of the Nationalmuseum to the State Portrait Collection.
During the morning's ceremony, which was held in the White Room at Gripsholm Castle, photographer Thron Ullberg's portrait of The Crown Princess was unveiled. The photograph was taken in Gustav III's Pavilion at Haga.
The portrait is a gift from the Friends of the Nationalmuseum to the State Portrait Collection to mark The Crown Princess's 40th birthday earlier this year.
Kronprinsessan avtäcker ett porträtt vid en ceremoni på Gripsholms slott. Konstnär är fotograf Thron Ullberg som porträtterat Kronprinsessan i Gustav III:s paviljong på Haga. Porträttet av Kronprinsessan ingår i Statens porträttsamling. Samlingen finns på Gripsholms slott, sedan 1822, och är det äldsta nationella porträttgalleriet i världen. #kaffegruppen/Kungahuset.se #kronprinsessanvictoria #gripsholmsslott #nationalmuseum
The portrait of The Crown Princess is part of the State Portrait Collection, which has been held at Gripsholm Castle since 1822 and is the world's oldest portrait gallery. The collection now includes more than 5,000 works, with a number of new portraits being added each year. The State Portrait Collection is administered by the Nationalmuseum.
The association was founded on 27 March 1911 by the then Crown Prince Gustav (VI) Adolf and Thorsten Laurin, a publisher and art collector. The aim of the association is to support the museum, including by purchasing works of art.
Today, the Friends of the Nationalmuseum is one of Sweden's largest associations of its kind.