A hand-painted Easter card by Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna (1875-1960), composed of a watercolor on card depicting a bouquet of pink, red & yellow roses arranged in a glass vase, signed & 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 & postcards for her family members & 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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