Saskia van Uylenburgh

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Birthday
2, 1612
Birthplace
Leeuwarden, Netherlands
Death Date
Jun 14, 1642 (29)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
2, 1612
Birthplace
Leeuwarden, Netherlands
Death Date
Jun 14, 1642 (29)

About

Wife and model for the great Baroque painter Rembrandt von Rijn.

Before Fame

She met Rembrandt while traveling through Amsterdam with a company of painters.

Trivia

She was of a much higher social class than Rembrandt, but pushed to marry him as soon as possible anyway.

Family Life

She married Rembrandt in 1634, and had one child that survived into adulthood.

Associated With

She was once the model for several of Rembrandt's portraits.