Portrait of Ben Whishaw

Ben Whishaw

Medium: digital
Client: Intelligent Life Magazine

This portrait was commsiioned for the "This Season section, to celebrate Mr. Whishaw's role as Richard II, for the 2012 series The Hollow Crown. I love Richard II: a surprisingly moving, relevant play.

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With her fluid, natural drawing style, Kathryn Rathke has a rare talent for capturing the individual look of the person she’s drawing in just a few quick lines. Authors, singers, politicians – her portraits are instantly recognizable but so simply drawn that they’re always easy for people to relate to.
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