Diana Glauber

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Diana Glauber
Born11 January 1650
Diedc. 1721
NationalityDutch, German
Occupationpainter
RelativesJohann Rudolph Glauber (father)
Johannes Gottlieb Glauber (brother)
Johannes Glauber (brother)

Diana Glauber (11 January 1650, Utrecht – c. 1721, Hamburg), was a Dutch Golden Age painter.

Biography[edit]

According to Houbraken she was the daughter of the Amsterdam chemist Johann Rudolph Glauber, and the sister of the painters Jan Gotlief and Johannes Glauber.[1] She was good with portraits and historical allegories, but lost her sight and stopped painting.[1] She was still living in Hamburg while Houbraken was writing.[1]

According to the RKD no works are known,[2] but 6 works are described in a period inventory of the Schloss Salzdahlum, of which five form a series of the five senses. [note 1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c (in Dutch) Diana Glauber Biography in De groote schouburgh der Nederlantsche konstschilders en schilderessen (1718) by Arnold Houbraken, courtesy of the Digital library for Dutch literature
  2. ^ Diana Glauber in the RKD

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Her birthdate was given as 11 January 1650. She died c. 1721. Unknown 1650 as her birthdate.