• Born date: 1612-08-02
  • Born in: n.a.
  • Death date: 1642-06-14
Saskia van Uylenburgh

Saskia van Uylenburgh (August 2, 1612, Leeuwarden, Friesland – June 14, 1642 in Amsterdam) was the wife of painter Rembrandt van Rijn. In the course of her life she was his model for some of his paintings, drawings and etchings. She was the daughter of a Frisian mayor.Asteroid 461 Saskia is named in her honour.

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