Dutch Treat

Judith Leyster: A Dutch Master and Her World Netherlands, May 16–August 22, 1993, and Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts, September 19–December 5, 1993.

by James A. Welu and Pieter Biesboer et al.. catalog of an exhibition held at the Frans Halsmuseum, Haarlem, The
Many foreigners who visited Holland during its Golden Age in the seventeenth century remarked on the extraordinary qualities of Dutch women, not only their industrious domestic virtues but also their social informality, even their commercial savvy and enterprise. Like Lodovico Guicciardini and Fynes Moryson before him, the English observer James …