To coincide with the exhibition Victoria and Albert: Our Lives in Watercolour, explore this range inspired by the art of watercolour painting. Throughout their marriage, Queen Victoria and Prince Albert formed a wonderful collection of thousands of watercolours, many illustrating scenes of their public and private lives, and often spent happy evening together organising acquisitions into albums.
This charming notebook depicts the watercolour of Prince Albert dated 1855 by Franz Xaver Winterhalter.
A three-quarter length watercolour portrait of Prince Albert, facing front, wearing the uniform of the Grenadier Guards, the ribbon and star of the Garter, the star of Bath, the badge of Golden Fleece, and the House order of Saxe-Ernst.
21 x 15 cm.