sovay: (Cho Hakkai: intelligence)
sovay ([personal profile] sovay) wrote 2015-08-05 05:52 pm (UTC)

Re: And I am Marie of Roumania

"Bought by E. P. W. of Ready, who bought of a (lady) singer who said it had been given to her by Carmen Sylva, Queen of Roumania."); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24,1903"

Yes; I loved that. There's an entire other story there. When I first heard of Carmen Sylva/Elisabeth of Wied, I tried to think of another ruler or consort better known by their pen name than by their regnal name and I couldn't come up with anyone.

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