Elizabeth von Adlerflycht

Susanna Maria Rebecca Elizabeth von Adlerflycht, geb. v. Giant (* 23. September 1755 in Frankfurt/Main; † 15. March 1846 ebenda), was a German painter and the Erfinderin of the Rhine panorama.

She was pupil Frankfurt quiet life and haven guessing painter of the Johann Daniel Bager (1754 - 1815) and married 1797 the later senator Justinian of Adlerflycht in Frankfurt/Main.

During a Rhine travel she drew 1811 the panorama of the Rhine Valley of the delta the close one up to the Mosel. Johann Friedrich Cotta of Cottendorf (1764-1832) recognized the new of this draft and arranged 1822 in Stuttgart the lithographic pressure of this sheet by Stuttgart theatre painters the cellar.

It possessed a picture cabinet in Frankfurt, where today a road reminds of the family of Adlerflycht.


  • Friedrich Gwinner: Art and artist in Frankfurt/Main, Frankfurt/Main 1862, S. 440.
  • Thieme Becker volume I, 1907, S. 86.
  • Emmanuel Bénézit: Dictionnaire critique et documentaire of the peintres, sculpteurs, dessinateurs et engraver… I bound, 1976.
  • AKL volume I, 1992, S. 398.


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