Official photographs of the King are commissioned by the Government Information Service (RVD). They can be found under the heading ‘Official photographs’. An official portrait is a painting, sculpture, screen print, drawing or photograph depicting the head of state and emphasising the dignity of his office. The formal nature of such portraits emphasises the symbolic role the monarch occupies in society.

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima.

Image: Koos Breukel