Judith Leyster Gets Mainstream Recognition in the Form of a Google Doodle

Google Doodle honors Dutch painter Judith Leyster

Who is Judith Leyster, the Dutch painter honoured by Google Doodle?

Google Doodle is celebrating Dutch painter Judith Leyster. We take a look at who Judith Leyster is, the Dutch painter’s lost-and-found legacy, and how she influenced the Golden Age to become one its most prominent figures.

This painting is one of two earliest paintings attributed to Leyster. Here we see a good natured, ruddy-cheeked man

In this painting, Leyster depicts two cheeky looking children, a young boy and a young girl