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Artist: Judith Leyster (1609 - 1660)
Nationality: Dutch
Movement: Dutch School
Media: Painting
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Biography:
A child prodigy born in Haarlem, Holland, Judith Leyster and family moved to Utrecht in 1628 where she came in contact with Hendrick Terbrugghen and Gerrit van Honthorst. After returning to Haarlem in 1629, Leyster studied with Frans Hals and joined the Guild of St. Luke in 1633. Upon her marriage to artist Jan Miense Molenaer, the couple moved to Amersterdam where she continued to paint genre subjects and received praised for her realism and mastery of light and texture.


Artworks in Museum Collections: (60)
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Judith Leyster - Self-Portrait c. 1630 oil on canvas National Gallery of Art Dutch
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Judith Leyster - The Concert c. 1633 oil on canvas National Museum of Women in the Arts Dutch
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Boy with a Lute, ca. 1625 Attributed to Frans Hals (Dutch, born after 1580, died
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Jan Sanders van Hemessen - Judith c. 1540 oil on panel The Art Institute of Chicago Netherlandish
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School of Guido Reni - Judith 1620 Oil on Canvas Birmingham Museum of Art Italian
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Jean Jules Antoine Lecomte de Nouy - Judith 1875 oil on panel Dahesh Museum of Art French
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Francesco Solimena - The Triumph of Judith 1704-08 oil on canvas Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester Italian
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John Singer Sargent - Judith gautier c. 1885 oil on panel The Detroit Institute of Art American
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Theophile Bigot - Judith and Holofernes c. 1640 oil on canvas The Walters Art Museum French
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Scène de meurtre : Judith et Holopherne? (4e quart 17e siècle) by anonyme
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Judith Spector Clancy Ten Inverness Way, Inverness, California black ink on letterhead 1983
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Judith tenant la tête d'Holopherne (17e siècle) by VIGNON Claude
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Judith Spector Clancy Hotel Metropole Venezia, Venice black ink on letterhead 1976
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Femme mauresque : Judith (3e quart 19e siècle) by REGNAULT Henri
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Judith with the Head of Holofernes, ca. 1530 Lucas Cranach the Elder (German, 1472-1553)Oil on
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Judith tenant la tête d'Holopherne by anonyme
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Il Cavaliere d'Arpino - Judith with Head of Holofernes 1603-1606 Oil on Canvas University of California, Berkeley Art Museum Italian
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Sandro Botticelli - Judith with the Head of Holofernes c. 1469-c. 1470 tempera on panel Cincinnati Art Museum Italian
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Judith Spector Clancy Knightsbridge Green Hotel Limited, London black ink on letterhead 1986
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Judith Spector Clancy Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco black ink on FAMSF letterhead 1985
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Agostino Cornacchini - Judith with the Head of Holofernes 1722 Bronze Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery Italian
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Judith tenant la tête d'Holopherne (4e quart 17e siècle) by anonyme
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Leonaert Bramer - Judith in the Tent of Holofernes n.d. pen and ink and wash The Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art Dutch
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Judith venant de trancher la tête d'Holopherne (17e siècle) by anonyme
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Judith coupant la tête d'Holopherne (4e quart 17e siècle) by anonyme
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Judith Spector Clancy Hotel du Quai Voltaire, Paris black ink and colored pencil on letterhead 1985
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Titian - Judith with the Head of Holofernes c. 1570 oil on canvas The Detroit Institute of Art Italian
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JUDITH ET LA TETE D'HOLOPHERNE (1896) by SEGOFFIN Victor
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Judith (?) (4e quart 17e siècle) by anonyme
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Judith et Holopherne (1ère moitié 16e siècle) by BUGIARDINI Giuliano (d'après)
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JUDITH (17e siècle) by CAVEDONE Giacomo
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Judith arrivant à Béthulie et montrant la tête d'Holopherne (4e quart 17e siècle) by anonyme
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Judith mettant la tête d'Holopherne dans le sac tenu par sa servante by GENNARI Benedetto II
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Judith tuant Holopherne (4e quart 17e siècle) by anonyme
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Frise de l'histoire de Judith et Holopherne (16e siècle) by SOLIS Virgil (attribué à)
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Judith mettant la tête d'Holopherne dans le sac tenu par sa servante (18e siècle) by anonyme
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Statue de Judith avec à ses pieds la tête d'Holopherne by AIZELIN Eugène Antoine
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Judith (1874) by GIRONDE Bernard de
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Giovan Gioseffo dal Sole Sole - Judith with the Head of Holofernes c. 1695 oil on canvas Minneapolis Institute of Arts Italian
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Martin Johnson Heade - Point Judith, Rhode Island 1867-68 oil on canvas Cleveland Museum of Art American
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Judith Spector Clancy The Eureka Inn; Eureka, California graphite, lithographic crayon, colored pencils and white chalk on letterhead 1983
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Judith (17e siècle) by AACHEN Hans von (d'après)
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Judith mettant la tête d'Holopherne dans le sac tenu par sa servante (1er quart 17e siècle) by anonyme
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Judith et sa servant mettant la tête d'holopherne dans un sac by anonyme
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La servante de Judith mettant la tête d'Holopherne dans un sac by REMBRANDT Harmensz van Rijn
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Judith et Holopherne (17e siècle) by PRETI Mattia
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Judith mettant la tête d'Holopherne dans le sac tenu par sa servante (4e quart 17e siècle) by anonyme
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Judith mettant la tête d'Holopherne dans le sac tenu par sa servante by GIORDANO Luca (attribué à)
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Judith mettant la tête d'Holopherne dans le sac tenu par sa servante by GIORDANO Luca (attribué à)
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Judith mettant la tête d'Holopherne dans le sac tenu par sa servante (4e quart 17e siècle) by anonyme
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Judith mettant la tête d'Holopherne dans le sac tenu par sa servante (1864) by MANTEGNA Andrea
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Judith mettant la tête d'Holopherne dans le sac tenu par sa servante (3e quart 18e siècle) by DESHAYS Jean-Baptiste Henri
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Judith tenant la tête d'Holopherne (1537 en) by SCHON Erhard
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Judith s'apprêtant à décapiter Holopherne à l'aide de sa suivante (4e quart 16e siècle ; 1ère moitié 17e siècle) by RENI Guido
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Judith mettant la tête d'Holopherne dans le sac tenu par sa servante (4e quart 17e siècle) by anonyme
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Judith Linhares Moths opaque watercolor 1974
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JUDITH (2e moitié 16e siècle) by SUSTRIS Lambert, LAMBERT D'AMSTERDAM (dit)
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Judith mettant la tête d'Holopherne dans le sac tenu par sa servante by PALMA Jacopo il Giovane (d'après)
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Evanouissement d'Esther ; Judith montrant la tête d'Holopherne (1980) by GRANO Antonio
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Judith mettant la tête d'Holopherne dans le sac tenu par sa servante (1603 en) by AACHEN Hans von (école)

Artnews Articles and Exhibition Information: (1)
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De Appel: The World is Fine, We Ourselves Unfortunately Somewhat Less: Ritsaert ten Cate
With works by: Tiong Ang/Roy Villevoye, Erzebet Baerveldt, Francis Bacon, Jan Banning, Johannes Bosboom, Joost van den Broek, Ritsaert ten Cate, Merlijn Doomernik, Marlene Dumas, Albert Eckhout, Ger van Elk, Lucio Fontana, Dominique Ghesquire, Gi...

Further Artwork and Information:

Judith Leyster Online
Judith Leyster - Olgas Gallery
LEYSTER, Judith
NMWA | Private Collection | Profile - Judith Leyster
Judith Leyster
Sanford & A Lifetime of Color: Study Art
Judith Leyster Dutch Dutch School
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