|Died||1791 (aged 54–55)|
|Known for||Miniature painting|
Sophie Friederike Dinglinger (1736–1791) was a German painter.
Life and work
Born in Dresden, Dinglinger was the daughter of goldsmith Johann Friedrich Dinglinger, and studied with Adam Friedrich Oeser. She invented a method to fix pastel to paper which was used by, among others, Dora Stock; this appears to have allowed the use of deeper colors and a naturalistic treatment of fabric. She produced miniature paintings and pastels during her career. Her brothers, Johann Melchior and Georg Friedrich Dinglinger, were notable enamellists, who taught her the craft as well. Henriette-Félicité Tassaert lived with Dinglinger during the start of her sojourn in Dresden.
- Profile at the Dictionary of Pastellists Before 1800.
- John Lumsden Propert (1887). A History of Miniature Art: With Notes on Collectors and Collections. Macmillan and Company. pp. 161–.
- Profile of Henriette-Félicité Tassaert at the Dictionary of Pastellists Before 1800.
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