Christina, Queen of Sweden

Johannes Bannier (?)1650

Tallinn City Museum

Tallinn City Museum
Tallinn, Estonia

Portrait of Christina, Queen of Sweden (1626-1689), she also held the titles of Duchess of Estonia and Duchess of Livonia.
The only surviving legitimate child of Gustav II Adolph has also given her name to the Kristiine district of Tallinn which was built upon a lot called "Christina's meadow".
Following text can be seen on the painting: "Anno 1650 haben die Zwei Eltesten Christoff Koch der altere und Hartwich Kniper dies dem Hause ...".

The painting is a gift to the Brotherhood of Blackheads.


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