This is a piece that also depicts the opulent figure of D. Amélia founder and driving force of the Nacional Assistance of Tuberculosis.
Maria Amélia Luísa Helena of Orleans, daughter of Luís Filipe Alberto of Orleans, Count of Paris, and of the princess Isabel of Orleans, was born in Twickenham, England at 28th September in 1865. She married D. Carlos in 1886, and from this marriage were born three children: D. Luis Filipe, D. Maria and D. Manuel.
Endowed with a careful education, received in England, Amélia liked to paint and draw, being the collection of Sintra Palace drawings her best knowed work. It was also named for the Porto Academy of Fine Arts on January 24th in 1905. That same year she also founded the Coach Museum in Lisbon.