Judith leyster 1609-60
Dutch painter. She painted genre scenes, portraits and still-lifes, and she may also have made small etchings; no drawings by her are known. She specialized in small intimate genre scenes, usually with women seated by candlelight, and single half-length figures set against a neutral background. Judith Leyster self portrait Judith Leyster self-portrait, near age 21, 1630, in National Gallery of Art, USA.