Judith Leyster - Self-Portrait

Listen to the Story: 8 minutes


This warm and welcoming self-portrait by Dutch master Judith Leyster is a gallery favorite. Join me while I talk about how this remarkable woman accomplished what few women artists did in her time only to disappear from history until an English court case began her revival.

We’ll discover the reason why her impractical outfit served a larger purpose and her clever two-birds-with-one-stone marketing technique.

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