1852 Isabel II, Queen of Spain (1830-1904), with her daughter, Infanta Maria-Isabel of Spain (1851-1931), later Contessa di Girgenti by Franz Xaver Winterhalter (Colección Real - Madrid, Spain)

Upgrade image from fansshare.com/community/uploads16/12231/portrait_of_queen_isabella_ii_of_spain_and_her_daughter_isabella/ replaces one posted on 21 December 2010. Also posted to Queen Isabel II of Spain’s Subalbum here.

1852 Isabel II, Queen of Spain (1830-1904), with her daughter, Infanta Maria-Isabel of Spain (1851-1931), later Contessa di Girgenti by Franz Xaver Winterhalter (Colección Real - Madrid, Spain) UPGRADE

This 1852 work by Winterhalter showing Isabel II in lavishly decorated formal dress is one of the better-known portraits of her. There is so much dress that she appears to be wearing a cage crinoline, but that was invented around 1856.

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