A blog about Art, the Borbóns and other krimskrams.
"You're talking absolute rot, Jeeves. You know as well as I do that Honoria Glossop is an Act of God. You might as well blame a fellow for getting run over by a truck."
‘Outrageously beautiful’ - The Princess Royal Victoria (later Empress of the German Empire) about her new sister-in-law Princess Alexandra of Denmark (later Queen Consort of Great-Britain). Portrait by Richard Lauchert (1823-69).