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Gallery of Beauties ~ Joseph Karl Stieler
Gallery of Beauties ~ Joseph Karl Stieler
KATERINA BOTSARIS

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Katerina was born in 1818/1820 in Ioannina, Greece.
She was the daughter of the chieftain and hero of the Greek Revolution, Markos Botsaris.
In 1836, Katerina joined the household of Queen Amalia, as lady~in~waiting.
When she travelled with the Queen, she was much celebrated for her beauty, which was highlighted by her national costume.

She was immortalised in the Gallery of Beauties in 1844, and shortly after, she left court to marry Prince Georgios Caradja.
Together they had four children, two of which died at a young age.
She died in Athens, in January 1875.

KATERINA BOTSARIS ~ Joseph Karl Stieler


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