Madon.Daughter of Nicholas Mavrogyeni, the distinguished Heroine from Micona, a small Island in the Archipelago. Published in London & Paris, 1827, by A. Friedel. This Print forms one of the Series of Greek Portraits (2d part) now in course of Publication in London & Paris, 1827, by A. Friedel, & sold by the principal Book & Printsellers in Town & Country. [parallel text in French]
Portrait of Manto Mavrogenous (1796-1848). Born into an aristocratic family, she returned to Mykonos, the island of her origin, when the Greek War of Independence began, and funded military and naval campaigns from Mykonos and Samos. After the war she was awarded the rank of Lieutenant General by Kapodistrias. Plate from a series of twenty-four portraits of figures related to the Greek War of Independence, by the Danish painter Adam Friedel.
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