Kate Middleton Pregnant: Duchess And 'Bump' Visit National Portrait Gallery (PICTURES)

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Looking particularly radiant and morning-sickness free, the Duchess of Cambridge seemed to be showing the merest hint of a baby bump as she admired her new portrait at the National Portrait gallery.

The blooming Duchess, clasped her hands in front of her as she smiled, wearing a burgundy dress by Whistles.

She joined by her husband the Duke for a private viewing of the painting on Friday morning before it goes on display to the public.

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The Duchess of Cambridge after viewing a new portrait by Paul Emsley of herself at the National Portrait Gallery

Kate has been suffering from a rare form of pregnancy sickness but looked well and smiled as she chatted to the artist.

She told him: "It's just amazing, I thought it was brilliant."


The official portrait of the Duchess of Cambridge, by Paul Emsley

William also had high praise for the painting, saying: "It's beautiful, it's absolutely beautiful."

The Cambridges later attended a private breakfast reception at the London gallery to mark the unveiling.

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