Judith Leyster was a Dutch Golden Age painter and she was more interested to paint genre works, portraits, and still life. The artist was born on July 28, 1609, and died on February 10, 1660. This article contains 12 Most Famous Paintings by Judith Leyster.
Self-portrait by Judith Leyster
Self-portrait by Judith Leyster is a painting produced by Judith Lester in 1633. A second self-portrait was found in 2016 which is dated around 1653. In this painting, the artist depicts herself wearing lace cuffs, rich fabric, and a huge collar. This painting can be viewed at the National Gallery of Art.
The Proposition is a painting produced by Judith Lester in 1631. This painting depicts a woman sewing by candlelight and a man from behind offers her some coins but the woman rejects the offer. This is one of the most famous paintings and can be viewed at Royal Picture Gallery, Mauritshuis, The Hague.
Serenade is a painting produced by Judith Leyster in 1629. The scene of this painting shows a lute player in the “Honthorst style” of indirect candlelight from below. This painting can be viewed at Rijksmuseum, Netherlands.
A Boy and a Girl with a Cat and an Eel
A Boy and a Girl with a Cat and an Eel is a painting produced by Judith Leyster in 1635. Many scholars believe that this painting represents that you do not get to hold onto something just because you have it. This most famous painting can be viewed at the National Gallery, London.
A Youth with a Jug
A Youth with a Jug is a painting produced by judith leyster in 1629. A total of five paintings were painted by the artist which was under the collection of Paris gallery owner Georges Wildenstein, Buenos Aires around 1941. This most famous painting is currently in a private collection.
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Jolly Toper is a painting produced by judith leyster in 1629. This painting depicts a scene that shows the popular Peeckelhaeringh figure during 17th-century comic plays. This painting can be viewed at Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem.
The Last Drop
The Last Drop is the most famous painting produced by Judith leyster in 1639. In this painting, the artist depicts a common vanitas theme with an inverted tankard and a smoking pipe which means that the party is over. This painting can be viewed at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia.
Merry Trio is a painting produced by judith leyster in 1629. In this painting, the daylight scene serves as a contrast to its candlelit pendant which warns of the dangers of drinking and smoking. This famous painting can be viewed at Collection Noortman, London & Maastricht.
Standing Cavalier is also a famous painting produced by judith leyster in 1630. This painting is regarded as the only painting with a provenance that reaches back to the 18th-century. This painting can be viewed at Royal Collection, London.
Young man playing the lute
Young man playing the lute is a painting produced by judith leyster before 1624. This painting is a period copy of the same subject by Frans Hals. Hofrichter said that the copy is better documented by leyster than the original painting. This painting can be viewed at Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.
Laughing Children with a Cat
Laughing Children with a Cat is a painting produced by judith leyster in 1629. In this painting, the artist depicts two children who are laughing and on the right hand side, a cat on one children shoulder is being represented. This painting is currently in a private collection.
Still life with apples and grapes in a wicker basket, with a roemer and a ewer on a blue draped table
Still life with apples and grapes in a wicker basket, with a roemer and a ewer on a blue draped table is a painting produced by judith leyster. This painting depicts apples and grapes placed in an incline basket and a jug, glass placed on a blue clothed table. The dimension of this painting is 68.3 x 63 cm.
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