- Visual arts
Ans (Anna Maria) Wortel (Alkmaar (Netherlands), 18 October 1929 – Hilvarenbeek (Netherlands), 4 December 1996) was a Dutch painter, poet and writer. She made gouaches and oil paintings, aquarels, drawings, collages, lithographies, etchings, sculptures and glass sculptures. She was an autodidact and has won the first prize at the bienelle of Paris in 1963. She was one of the leading female artists of postwar Dutch modern art.