FR. TADDÄUS MAYER (BOHEMIAN, 1814-1856)
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FR. TADDÄUS MAYER (BOHEMIAN, 1814-1856)

Grand Duchess Alexandra Iosifovna (1830-1911), in white dress with large lace collar, pink rose and blue flowers at corsage, an ermine cloak over her left shoulder, gold and pearl earring, her dark hair swept back; window and crimson curtain background

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FR. TADDÄUS MAYER (BOHEMIAN, 1814-1856)
Grand Duchess Alexandra Iosifovna (1830-1911), in white dress with large lace collar, pink rose and blue flowers at corsage, an ermine cloak over her left shoulder, gold and pearl earring, her dark hair swept back; window and crimson curtain background
signed and dated 'Taddeo 850' (lower left)
rectangular, 4 5/8 x 3 15/16 in. (118 x 100 mm.), gilt-metal mount within green velvet frame
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Born Princess Alexandra Friederike Henriette of Saxe-Altenburg, she was married in St. Petersburg in September 1848 to Grand Duke Constantine Nikolaevich, second son of Tsar Nicholas I and younger brother of the future Tsar Alexander II. She had six children and was chief of the 16th regiment of Dragoons 'Glukhov'.
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