Still life with a basket of fruit

Judith Leyster1635 - 1640

The Kremer Collection

The Kremer Collection
Amsterdam, Netherlands

This is the only extant still life by the Haarlem painter Judith Leyster and as such it stands out within her small oeuvre. A superb seventeenth-century artist, Leyster is one of the few women painters from her time whose fame has endured to the present day.


  • Title: Still life with a basket of fruit
  • Creator: Judith Leyster
  • Creator Lifespan: 1609 - 1660
  • Creator Nationality: Dutch
  • Creator Gender: Female
  • Creator Death Place: Heemstede
  • Creator Birth Place: Haarlem
  • Date Created: 1635 - 1640
  • Signed: Monogrammed at right on the wall: JL * (JL in ligature)
  • Physical Dimensions: w62.5 x h68 cm (without frame)
  • Painter: Judith Leyster
  • Collector's note:: This work is totally different from still lifes by her famous Haarlem contemporaries, Heda and Claesz, and shows Leyster's originality and independence
  • Type: Canvas
  • Rights: http://www.thekremercollection.com/disclaimer/
  • External Link: The Kremer Collection website

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