Ulrika Melin

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Ulrika Melin
Born 1767 (1767)
Died 1834 (aged 66–67)
Nationality Swedish
Known for Textile Art
Spouse(s) Peter Thure Gerhard Drufva (m. 1788)

Ulrika Melin (1767 – 1834) was a Swedish textile artist, and a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Arts.

Born to major Lars Melin and sister to general major Henrik Georg Melin, and married to the governor of Västerås Castle, Peter Thure Gerhard Drufva, in 1788. Melin was a textile artist with "an unusual ability to sew landskapes".[1] In 1784, she was elected to the Royal Swedish Academy of Arts for a work in white sateen inspired by the work of Claude Lorrain.

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  1. ^ Anteckningar om svenska qvinno