• Women artists born on this day: Judith Leyster, Beatrix Potter

    1 month ago - By Chez Namaste Nancy

    Judith Leyster was born OnThisDay in Haarlem in 1609. She was one of the few professional women painters of the Dutch Golden Age
    Self portrait Her painting, 'A Boy and a Girl with a Cat and an Eel', was probably intended as both delightful entertainment and a warning
    Beatrix Potter was born OnThisDay in 1866. She drew these charming illustrations for her 1909 book ‘The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies'.
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