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Frans Hals

Catharina Hooft and Her Nurse, ca. 1620

Oil on canvas
33 3/4 × 25 1/2 in
85.7 × 64.8 cm
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Frans Hals
Dutch, 1582–1666
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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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About the work
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Art History 101
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Frans Hals
Dutch, 1582–1666
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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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Frans Hals

Catharina Hooft and Her Nurse, ca. 1620

Oil on canvas
33 3/4 × 25 1/2 in
85.7 × 64.8 cm
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