How to render Google static map image

I am calling Google's static map api to draw a map. If I use the link in an image tab. it works fine, however, it will not render in Word when I convert the page to Word. So, I'm trying to get the image bytes returned by the link and render those on the page. However, this does not work. All I get is the image placeholder on the screen.

What I'm trying to do is this in an img tag:

Any ideas?