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Judith Leyster

1609 - 1660

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Judith Jans Leyster (also Leijster; baptised July 28, 1609 – February 10, 1660) was a Dutch Golden Age painter of genre works, portraits, and still lifes. Her work was highly regarded by her contemporaries, but largely forgotten after her death. Her entire oeuvre came to be attributed to Frans Hals or to her husband, Jan Miense Molenaer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Judith Leyster has received more than 383,137 page views. Her biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Judith Leyster is the 232nd most popular painter (up from 315th in 2019), the 85th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 114th in 2019) and the 16th most popular Dutch Painter.

Judith Leyster was a Dutch painter who is most famous for her painting "The Milkmaid" which was made in 1660.

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Among painters, Judith Leyster ranks 232 out of 1,421Before her are Luca Giordano, Charles-François Daubigny, Giacomo Balla, John Everett Millais, Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, and Lorenzo Lotto. After her are Hubert van Eyck, Georges Rouault, Lucas van Leyden, František Kupka, Peder Severin Krøyer, and Franz Stuck.

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Among people born in 1609, Judith Leyster ranks 4Before her are Frederick III of Denmark, John II Casimir Vasa, and Henrietta Maria of France. After her are Raimondo Montecuccoli, Cardinal-Infante Ferdinand of Austria, Nicholas Francis, Duke of Lorraine, Hezârfen Ahmed Çelebi, Kâtip Çelebi, Charles II Gonzaga, Duke of Nevers, Sophia Eleonore of Saxony, and Maria Gonzaga, Duchess of Montferrat. Among people deceased in 1660, Judith Leyster ranks 5Before her are Diego Velázquez, Vincent de Paul, Charles X Gustav of Sweden, and Gaston, Duke of Orléans. After her are Mary, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange, Pieter Claesz, Gevherhan Sultan, Francesco Albani, William Oughtred, Ayşe Sultan, and Paul Scarron.

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Among people born in Netherlands, Judith Leyster ranks 85 out of 1,427Before her are Cornelius Jansen (1585), Bernard Mandeville (1670), Nicolaas Bloembergen (1920), Bernard Haitink (1929), Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562), and Geert Hofstede (1928). After her are Lucas van Leyden (1494), Edsger W. Dijkstra (1930), Gerard David (1450), Martinus J. G. Veltman (1931), Willem de Kooning (1904), and Kees van Dongen (1877).

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Among painters born in Netherlands, Judith Leyster ranks 16Before her are Pieter de Hooch (1629), Theo van Gogh (1857), Dieric Bouts (1415), Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836), Carel Fabritius (1622), and Gerard van Honthorst (1592). After her are Lucas van Leyden (1494), Gerard David (1450), Willem de Kooning (1904), Kees van Dongen (1877), Jan van Goyen (1596), and Hendrick Avercamp (1585).