Christina of Sweden - The Androgynous Queen (1626 – 1689) - Part of the Regal Twelve series.
Christina was born into Swedish royalty. Her father’s only heir, she was raised as a Prince, educated as a boy and adored traditionally male sports. Christina even took the oath as a king, not a queen. Growing up, she was nicknamed “Girl King” and, at the age of six, upon her father’s death, Christina became the Queen of Sweden.
Photographer: Alexia Sinclair
Lighting: 1000 Monoblock, Softbox camera right (directly at model)
© Alexia Sinclair