This was fun! I’m probably going to do a few more Disney princess royal portrait style things (I did one of Elsa a while ago, but I think I might redo it!) I’ve looking at loads of royal portrait paintings recently, this particular one was modelled on a painting of Alexandra of Denmark by Franz Xaver Winterhalter.
Elsa Lanchester, born in 1902 and was the daughter of unmarried, radical, atheist parents. She also trained as a dancer with the famous Isadora Duncan, was one half of a rather unconventional marriage, as her husband, Charles Laughton, was openly gay but they were very fond of one another and they stayed married until he died in 1962. She also worked as a faux mistress helping couples get a speedier, less stigmatizing divorce. All this happened before her iconic film role, as the Bride of Frankesntein in 1935.