A hand-painted Easter card by Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna (1875-1960), composed of a watercolor on card depicting a bouquet of pink, red and yellow roses arranged in a glass vase, signed and dated at lower right ‘Ksenia 55 (Ксенiя 55 г.),’ attached to a larger card on which she has written the Paschal greeting “Christ is Risen!” (Христосъ Воскресе!) in Russian. Dimensions: 4 1/2 h x 3 1/2 in. w (11.4 x 8.8 cm).
Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna (1875-1960)
Prince Andrei Alexandrovich (1897-1981)
Prince Andrew Andreevich (b. 1923)
Grand Duchess Xenia frequently painted Easter gifts and postcards for her family members and those meant for her grandchildren were signed from Amama, the Danish word for grandmother used as a term of endearment among members of the Imperial family.
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