In the Dutch Golden Age, Judith Leyster was a central figure and a master painter of the 17th century.

She is honoured in today’s Doodle.

The National Gallery of Art and the Frans Hals Museum honoured her legacy on this day (19 December) in 2009. 

Judith Leyster (baptized 28 July 1609, Haarlem, Netherlands-buried 10 February 1660, Heemstede, near 

Amsterdam) was a Dutch painter who emerged from obscurity as one of the few female artists....