Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Olga's Flowers

Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna -- the sister of Russia's martyred Tsar Nicholas II, and the daughter of Tsar Alexander III and Maria Feodorovna (Princess Dagmar of Denmark) -- was an accomplished and prolific artist.  After escaping the Bolsheviks, she and her husband lived for a time in Denmark and later in Ontario, Canada.  The floral water color above and other of her works can be found in the Ballerup Museum in Denmark.

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