Judith Leyster art links 


click to enlarge
Judith Leyster: The Happy Company, 1630


More options


Judith Leyster

[Dutch Baroque Era Painter, 1609-1660]

• Relationships: Wife of Jan Miense Molenaer.
Probably studied under Frans Hals, and her works have been confused with his.
• Browse all:  Dutch artists  /  women artists

Link to this page
Report a broken link


    Judith Leyster Works Online    
Categorized & Annotated
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris

Notable SiteMauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, The Hague

Notable SiteMauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, The Hague
Great scans of Mauritshuis paintings, from the 'Memory of the Netherlands' project

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK
A Boy and a Girl with a Cat and an Eel

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteRijksmuseum, Amsterdam   NEW!

Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands
2 paintings

National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C.

Philadelphia Museum of Art

The Kremer Collection, The Hague, The Netherlands
Collection of paintings based at the Mauritshuis

Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, Germany (mostly in German)  

Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts
A Game of Tric-Trac, ca.1630

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteJudith Leyster at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteJudith Leyster at The Artchive  

Notable SiteJudith Leyster in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)


Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

California State University WorldImages Database  

Judith Leyster at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Memory of the Netherlands Project
Great scans; use your mouse wheel to zoom in on the detail images


Olga's Gallery

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

Additional Image Search Tools:
(SafeSearch set to "strict"; go to Advanced Search (Flickr/Google) or Preferences (Bing) to change)

      Flickr: "Judith Leyster"      
Google Images: "Judith Leyster"      
Bing Images: "Judith Leyster"   
Miscellaneous Sites:
Women Artists from the Medieval Period to the Present

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Judith Leyster  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Judith Leyster - Lost and Found

Books and Posters
Search Amazon for books related to Judith Leyster


Search Artcyclopedia:
Or, browse artists.. by Movement by Medium
by Subjectby Nationality
by Namelist all Women Artists

We cannot be responsible for the content of external web sites.

All images and text on this Judith Leyster page are copyright 1999-2015 by John Malyon/Specifica, Inc., unless otherwise noted. Note that the listings on this site are a unique compilation of information and are protected by copyright worldwide.


This artist:
Art Museums
Art Market
Image Archives
Misc Sites
Top 30 Artists
Art News
Art Museums Worldwide
About Us