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Anna Maria van Schurman (1607-1678), Dutch poet and scholar
Sitter in 7 portraits
Artist of 1 portrait
Anna Maria van Schurman had become an honorary member of the Utrecht artists' guild in 1643, but was principally known for her intellectual achievements. The first woman to study at a Dutch university, she was famous for her knowledge of languages, history, poetry, the liberal arts, philosophy, medicine and theology, and for her piety.