1634 Queen Christina of Sweden by Jacob Heinrich Elbfas (location unknown to gogm)


She was the heir of Gustavus Adolphus and ruled Sweden between 1632 and her abdication in 1654; she died in 1689. Gretta Garbo played her in Queen Christina in 1933. Her Wikipedia article is here.

The Wikipedia article for Jacob Heinrich Elbfas is here.

Queen Christina of Sweden wears a colorful dress with lace ruff-collar and balloon sleeves in this 1634 Jacob Elbfas portrait.

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