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Judith Leyster

Arts Everyday Living: Rediscovering Women Artists—Judith Leyster & the Boy with a Flute

Click on the painting to enlarge or enhance it.       REDISCOVERING WOMEN ARTISTS JUDITH LEYSTER     The Dutch artist Judith Leyster, for example, was extremely successful in her day as a portrait and genre specialist.  But her reputation soon faded after her death, until 1893, when the Dutch art historian C. Hofstede de Groot […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Deciphering Vermeer-His Greatest Painting & Ultimate Prize

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.    DECIPHERING VERMEER:  THE ULTIMATE PRIZE This third installment on understanding the works of the Dutch master Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675) will focus on what is judged his greatest masterpiece, coveted by the 20th century’s most destructive man. Isn’t an artist’s studio his sanctuary?  Where he is […]

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