infanta

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infanta

formerly
1. a daughter of a king of Spain or Portugal
2. the wife of an infante

Infanta

laughs at the death of the little Dwarf who can no longer dance for her. [Br. Lit.: Oscar Wilde “The Birthday of the Infanta”]
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When Heffernan titles a work Self-Portrait as Infanta Underwater (all works 1999), she pretty much means it, coiffing her hair like some Velazquez princess, standing nude and half submerged in a transparent pool set into a dark wood, awash with floating apples and aqueous undergrowth.
One, the Bacon Infanta, illustrated below, is black with dramatic arcs of ice-blue and acidic green.