Blanche (Blanka) of Namur queen-consort of King Magnus Eriksson of Sweden and Norway. Shown here in Albert Edelfelt's painting, Queen Blanka, singing "Rida Rida Ranka" to her son, Prince Haakon, the future King of Norway.
Albert Edelfelt (Finnish, 1854–1905) - Young Man, study for the painting La Sirene (Young Man and Mermaid, 1897) , ca. 1896–1897, oil on canvas, 45.5 x 60 cm. (17.9 x 23.6 in.)
Under the Birches Albert Edelfelt (Finnish, Albert Edelfelt had been commissioned by the Russian emperor Alexander III for a painting of the port of Copenhagen. Since 1881 the Imperial family had bought several works by Edelfelt,.