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. She painted genre works, portraits and still lifes. Although her work was highly regarded by her contemporaries, Leyster and her work became almost forgotten after her death. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Judith Leyster has received more than 197,792 page views. Her biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Judith Leyster is the 316th most popular painter (up from 319th in 2019), the 114th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 117th in 2019) and the 27th 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 316 out of 1,428Before her are Giovanni Paolo Panini, Richard Hamilton, Séraphine Louis, Philipp Otto Runge, David Alfaro Siqueiros, and Gabriël Metsu. After her are Polygnotus, Jan Gossaert, William Holman Hunt, Paulus Potter, Vasily Vereshchagin, and Karl Bryullov.

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Among people born in 1609, Judith Leyster ranks 5Before her are Frederick III of Denmark, John II Casimir Vasa, Henrietta Maria of France, and Raimondo Montecuccoli. After her are Cardinal-Infante Ferdinand of Austria, Nicholas Francis, Duke of Lorraine, Kâtip Çelebi, Hezârfen Ahmed 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 8Before her are Charles X Gustav of Sweden, Vincent de Paul, Gaston, Duke of Orléans, Pieter Claesz, William Oughtred, and Mary, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange. After her are Louise de Marillac, Francesco Albani, Alexandre de Rhodes, Paul Scarron, George II Rákóczi, and Giovanni Battista Hodierna.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Judith Leyster ranks 114 out of 1,209Before her are Gerard Kuiper (1905), Nicolaas Bloembergen (1920), Etty Hillesum (1914), Dick Advocaat (1947), Robert van Gulik (1910), and Gabriël Metsu (1629). After her are Pieter van Musschenbroek (1692), Paulus Potter (1625), Willem Janszoon (1570), Willem Claesz. Heda (1594), Adriaen van Ostade (1610), and Mark Rutte (1967).

Among PAINTERS In Netherlands

Among painters born in Netherlands, Judith Leyster ranks 27Before her are Pieter Aertsen (1508), Gerard David (1450), Gerrit Dou (1613), Gerard ter Borch (1617), Carel Fabritius (1622), and Gabriël Metsu (1629). After her are Paulus Potter (1625), Willem Claesz. Heda (1594), Adriaen van Ostade (1610), Meindert Hobbema (1638), Karel Appel (1921), and Jan van Scorel (1495).