Critics and Kate Middleton fans were not pleased with a portrait of the Duchess, painted by artist Paul Emsley. "When you take on commissions like this it is hazardous and you expect a bit of flak, but I expected nothing like the criticism I have received," Emsley told Hello! "I didn’t expect it to go to the levels it did." At the January 2013 unveiling inside London's National Portrait Gallery, Catherine was overheard saying to Emsley that the finished piece was “Brilliant, amazing, absolutely brilliant.”
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