This portrait commission of a couple's youngest daughter, Vera, in the garden of their home makes reference in iconography within the work, to the meaning of their daughter's name. Ralph Heiman's brilliantly captures her determined yet calm character, as well as her likeness.

London-based Australian artist Ralph Heimans (b1970) is one of today’s leading portrait artists. His official portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth was produced for the Diamond Jubilee in 2012 and now hangs in Westminster Abbey, while his celebrated portraits of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh (2017) and HRH The Prince of Wales (2018) are in the Royal Collection.More »

Vera compostional sketch
Vera head and shoulders sketch
HRH Prince Philip
The Coronation Theatre: Her majesty Queen Elizabeth II