Diana Scultori (Biographical details)

Diana Scultori (printmaker; Italian; Female; 1536 - 1588)

Also known as

Scultori, Diana; Ghisi, Diana; Mantovana, Diana

Biography

Engraver. Diana Scultori, b. Mantua, the daughter of the engraver Giovanni Battista Scultori. Worked first in Mantua. Her engravings, signed "Diana" or "Diana Mantuana", include prints dated from 1575 (when she was already living in Rome) to 1588. Wife of the architect Francesco Capriani da Volterra. Bartsch wrongly calls her Ghisi.

Bibliography

Bartsch XV pp.432-52 (46 nos)
Paolo Bellini, 'L'Opera incisa di Adamo e Diana Scultori', Vicenza 1991 (77 nos)
Pouncey & Gere 1962