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MAYRIN, Susanna (1600 - 1674), Miniaturist, draughtswoman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MAYRIN, Susanna (1600 - 1674), Miniaturist, draughtswoman

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German, 17th century, female.

Born 1600; died 1674.

Miniaturist, draughtswoman.

Susanna Mayrin was the daughter of the silversmith, Johann Fischer, who served the Counts Fogger of Augsburg. She married a merchant named Mayer (or Mayr), by whom she had a son, Johann Ulrich, the celebrated painter.

Besides drawing and painting, she was also a talented cut-out artist. She depicted historical scenes and groups of flowers on parchment, all

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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