My Favourite painting series, from Country Life

My favourite painting: Baroness Boothroyd OM

'This depiction of Elizabeth I impressed me deeply when I first saw it more than 60 years ago. She refused to be deflected by marriage from her duties as Queen…

Ruth Rogers

My favourite painting: Ruth Rogers

'It was a painting I knew well from photographs and books, but nothing prepared me for the power of seeing it in front of me.'