Ulrika Melin

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

Ulrika Melin
Born1767 (1767)
Died1834 (aged 66–67)
NationalitySwedish
Known forTextile art
Spouse
Peter Thure Gerhard Drufva
(m. 1788)

She was born to Major Lars Melin and was a sister of General Major Henrik Georg Melin. She was 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

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