12 of 418 portraits of Queen Alexandra
by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
albumen panel card, 1901
14 1/4 in. x 10 1/8 in. (362 mm x 257 mm)
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Sitterback to top
- Queen Alexandra (1844-1925), Queen of Edward VII. Sitter associated with 418 portraits, Artist associated with 10 portraits.
This portraitback to top
Taken the year Alexandra became queen, this portrait is testament to her enduring elegance. She popularised high necklines and chokers, which she wore to hide a scar on her neck. A fellow guest at a party attended by Alexandra commented that 'as usual, the Princess was the most beautiful and graceful woman in the place'.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 9
Linked displays and exhibitionsback to top
- Alexandra of Denmark (28 September 2007 - 13 January 2008)