1842 Queen Victoria wearing sapphire jewelry by Franz Xavier Winterhalter (Versailles) | Grand Ladies
Winterhalter painted two similar portraits of Queen Victoria in 1842, one of her wearing a small crown and this one where she wears Garter regalia.
Albert Graefle (1807-89) - Victoria, Princess Royal, Crown Princess of Prussia (1840-1901)
Born in Freiburg im Breisgau, Graefle (Gräfle) studied in Munich with two artists of the ‘Nazarene movement’, Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld (1794-1872) and Peter von Cornelius (1784-1867). He was a close associate of Franz Xaver Winterhalter and was sometimes employed by the royal family as a worthy and more tractable substitute. Princess Victoria was the eldest of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert’s nine children. In 1858 she married Frederick William, Crown Prince of Prussia. This portrait…
Queen Victoria: 'the secret picture'
Queen Victoria by Xavier Winterhalter "The portrait, comissioned in 1843, shows the Queen with her long brown hair loose around her shoulders, gazing into the distance. She was just 24 when painted by the German artist Franz Xaver Winterhalter and his work was described as her husband Albert's 'favourite picture'. "
175 years ago today: Queen Victoria married Prince Albert
February 10, 1840 The "important and national event" took place earlier today at noon, at the Chapel Royal, St. James's Palace, where the marriage of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert was celebrated. According to The Times, this was the first royal event since the marriage of the late Princess Charlotte of Wales, that has "excited so great an interest." It was a surprise to many that the marriage would be celebrated at noon, "instead of an advanced hour of the evening, as was heretofore the…
Queen Victoria with King George and Queen Mary, 1893
Final Dimensions (width x height): 18" x 24" This photographic print is digitally printed on archival photographic paper resulting in vivid, pure color and exceptional detail that is suitable for museum or gallery display. Item #6855258
Whoa, necklace of stag teeth given by Prince Albert to Queen Victoria. Beautiful.
Queen Victoria with grandchildren Prince George, Princess Mary, and Prince Edward of York. (Queen Elizabeth II is a great great granddaughter of Queen Victoria.)