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Judith Jans Leyster was a Dutch painter of the Golden Age who specialized in portraits, still lifes, and genre works. While she was highly regarded by her contemporaries, she was almost forgotten by history after her death. Let's examine some of her most famous works and what she is known for. This article will give you a basic idea of her life and work.

Leyster was born in Haarlem, the Netherlands, on July 28, 1609. Her family name was "Leyster", which was the name of her father's brewery. In Samuel Ampzing's description of Haarlem in 1628, she was noted as an active artist. While she was a young child, she was an established artist when she was a young woman. She was a prolific painter, and many of her best paintings were attributed to her husband.

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