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Portrait of Princess Marie-Isabelle of Orléans, Comtesse de Paris.
Paris, ca.1860. Original photograph, carte de visite, albumen print, 9,1 x 5,4 cm. Princess Marie-Isabelle of Orléans (September 21, 1848 - 1919) was an infanta of Spain and Countess of Paris. - She was born in Seville to Antoine, Duke of Montpensier and Infanta Luisa Fernanda. Antoine was the youngest son of Louis-Philippe I, the last King of France, and her maternal grandfather was Ferdinand VII of Spain. - On May 30, 1864, she married her cousin Philippe of Orléans, claimant to the French throne as Philippe VII. - Forced to leave France, Marie-Isabelle and her husband first lived in England, where her father Louis-Philippe I had lived after his abdication in 1848. In 1871 they were allowed to return to France, where they lived in the Hôtel Matignon in Paris and in the château d'Eu in Normandy. - In 1886, they were forced to leave France for a second time. In 1894, her husband died in exile at Stowe House in Buckinghamshire. Marie-Isabelle lived in the Randan château in France, and died in 1919 at her palace in Villamanrique de la Condesa, near Seville. KEYWORDS:spain/france/photo
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