September 27, 2013 – March 23, 2014
Maria Eleonora – Queen of the Heart
Who was she, Queen Maria Eleonora, the Brandenburg princess, wife of one of the most famous kings in Swedish history, Gustav II Adolf of Sweden and mother of our most famous Queen, Kristina? In Maria Eleonora – The Queen of the Heart, a new image was shown, an image that also has a counterpart in a new research interest about her.
Maria Eleonora (1599-1655) lived in a dramatic time where alliances formed and wars were fought around her. Adventure, beauty and luxury, but also blood, death and perishability characterized her unhappy life.