Victoria Kawekiu Kaiulani
(1875 - 1899)
Victoria Kawekiu Kaiulani was active/lived in Hawaii. Victoria Kaiulani is known for floral still life, botanics.
Biography Victoria Kawekiu Kaiulani
(PRINCESS VICTORIA KAWEKIU KAIULANI LUNALILO KALANINUIAHILAPALAPALA)
Perhaps the most beautiful and tragic figure in Hawaiian history, Princess Kaiulani, as she was known, was heir to the Hawaiian throne. A skilled artist, the princess often painted floral subjects in oil on canvas. Kaiulani demonstrated a keen eye for botanical observation and sensitivity to compositional elegance.
She would have succeeded Queen Liliuokalani, had the queen not been deposed. The queen, fifty-two at the time of her (1891) ascension and childless, had named her niece, Kaiulani, as her successor. Kaiulani's mother was Princess Miriam Likelike, younger sister of King Kalakaua. Her father, Scottsman Archibald Cleghorn, had arrived i
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