Crazy queen

Having mused silently on "A crazy queen, old and jealous. Kneel down before me," Stephen expands his list of masters: "And a third, Stephen said, there is who wants me for odd jobs." The crazy old queen cannot be Victoria: she was dead by 1904, and England has already been spoken for as a master. She is almost certainly Ireland, in the ardently nationalistic person of the Shan Van Vocht.

JH 2014

Vincent Van Gogh, Head of a Peasant Woman in a Greenish Lace Cap. Source: artoficeandfire.tumblr.com.