Frans Hals
Dutch, 1582-1666
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Frans Hals
Dutch, 1582-1666
442 followers
Collected by major museums
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., J. Paul Getty Museum
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2016
Chefs-d’oeuvre de Budapest,
Musée du Luxembourg
Permanent Collection Highlights | European Art,
Brooklyn Museum
2013
Old Master Paintings Part I,
Christie's Old Masters

Frans Hals is best known for his dynamic portraits of wealthy citizens of Haarlem, a Dutch city …

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Frans Hals is best known for his dynamic portraits of wealthy citizens of Haarlem, a Dutch city where prosperity derived from brewing beer and producing luxury fabrics. Rejecting the static poses of traditional portraiture, Hals conveys in his subjects an impression of spontaneity and individuality. In Portrait of a …

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