"This photograph captures a very happy moment on what was a special day," says a Kensington Palace spokesman
It’s Prince George‘s second birthday on Wednesday, and his parents are celebrating with a present for fans of the feisty future king: a brand-new portrait of him.
George is pictured in the arms of his dad, Prince William, in the photo snapped by Mario Testino on July 5 at the Queen’s Sandringham estate during the family’s celebration of Princess Charlotte’s christening.
“This photograph captures a very happy moment on what was a special day for The Duke and Duchess and their family,” says a spokesman for Kensington Palace. “They are very pleased to share this picture as they celebrate Prince George’s second birthday.”
The birthday boy – otherwise known as the King of the GIFs – will no doubt be wearing something different (and arguably more practical) for the rough-and-tumble of his party at home at the family’s country home, Anmer Hall, where the Royal Fab 4 will be “spending the day privately in Norfolk,” a palace source tells PEOPLE.
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