(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Princess Diana’s much-anticipated statue was unveiled on her 60th birth anniversary by her sons Princes William and Harry.
The 1.25x life-size bronze statue has been designed by Ian Rank-Broadley. It was commissioned by Diana’s two sons back in 2017. It now stands in Kensington Palace’s Sunken Garden.
Diana’s statue is flanked by that of three children who represent the “universality and generational impact” of her work, Kensington Palace was quoted as saying by Independent. Princess Diana was known for her philanthropy; she was a patron of more than 100 charities.
“Diana, Princess of Wales was an icon who touched the lives of people right around the world…We wanted to capture her warmth and humanity while showcasing the impact she had across generations. I hope that people will enjoy visiting the statue and the Sunken Garden, and taking a moment to remember The Princess,” the sculptor was quoted as saying.