Portrait of Princess Maria Louisa – 1000 pcs Puzzle

Pieces: 1000Size: 48 x 68 cmAuthor: Jan MrkvickaSeries: Black Sea PremiumRef. number: BS42208EAN: 3800234912691


The majestic posthumous portrait of Princess Maria Louisa, made by the umatched Jan Mrkvicka was personally commissioned by Prince Ferdinand. The work is full of symbols and presents the Princess as a worthy continuator of the Bulgarian regal tradition and as patron of the Bulgarian people. The painting has been included in many exhibitions and has received numerous prestigious accolades. One of Mrkvicka’s masterpieces can become a part of your home and inspire awe in anyone that lays eyes upon it.


Born in the Austrian Empire, painter Jan Mrkvicka left a bright mark in the Bulgarian arts after the Liberation. He arrived in the city of Plovdiv at just 25 years of age to teach arts. Besides his main occupation as a teacher he left an invaluable cultural heritage that symbolizes his immense love for Bulgaria. In his art he focuses chiefly on the rural way of life but he took part in the development of almost all genres of painting: portrait, historical painting, landscape, still life.