Maria Alpers van den Houve. (c 1590?-1652). Daugther of Asper (d. 1627). Was trained as painter in studion of Frans Florisz in Antwerp. She owned an art chamber (Kiunstkammer) and a garden outside Watersloot gate. To the enjoyment of the couple.

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Launched 16 February 2005; Source: Schatten in Delft, exh. cat. museum Prinsenhof, 2002, p. 156.

Last update 22 february, 2018.

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