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Portrait - Frans Hals
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Frans Hals (c. 1580 - August 26, 1666) was a Dutch Golden Age painter especially famous for portraiture. He is notable for his loose painterly brushwork, and helped introduce this lively style of painting into Dutch art. Hals was also instrumental in the evolution of 17th century group portraiture.

Hals was born in 1580 or 1581, in Antwerp. Like many, Hals' family emigrated from the Spanish Netherlands to Haarlem In 1585-the year of the Fall of Antwerp-where he lived for the remainder of his life. Hals studied under another Flemish-emigre, Karel van Mander (1548-1606), whose Mannerist influence, however, is not noticeably visible in his work. Afterwards, at the age of 27, he became a member of the city's Guild of Saint Luke. The earliest known example of Hals' art is the 1611, Jacobus Zaffius. His 'breakthrough' came in 1616, with the life-size group portrait, The Banquet of the Officers of the St George Militia Company.


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Young Man and Woman in an Inn - Frans Hals - www.frans-hals.org
Young Man and Woman in an Inn
The Meagre Company [detail] - Frans Hals - www.frans-hals.org
The Meagre Company [detail]
Portrait of a Woman  1655-60 - Frans Hals - www.frans-hals.org
Portrait of a Woman 1655-60
Petrus Scriverius  1626 - Frans Hals - www.frans-hals.org
Petrus Scriverius 1626
Marriage Portrait of Isaac Massa en Beatrix van der... - Frans Hals - www.frans-hals.org
Marriage Portrait of Isaac Massa en Beatrix van der...
Three Children with a Goat Cart (detail)  c. 1620 - Frans Hals - www.frans-hals.org
Three Children with a Goat Cart (detail) c. 1620
Portrait of a Man 1634 - Frans Hals - www.frans-hals.org
Portrait of a Man 1634
Portrait of a Woman (detail)  1655-60 - Frans Hals - www.frans-hals.org
Portrait of a Woman (detail) 1655-60
Portrait of a man with Scheitelkäppchen, pointed collar... - Frans Hals - www.frans-hals.org
Portrait of a man with Scheitelkäppchen, pointed collar...
Portrait of a Man Holding a Skull  c. 1611 - Frans Hals - www.frans-hals.org
Portrait of a Man Holding a Skull c. 1611
Portrait of a woman with lace collar and hood - Frans Hals - www.frans-hals.org
Portrait of a woman with lace collar and hood
Portrait of a Man  c. 1635 - Frans Hals - www.frans-hals.org
Portrait of a Man c. 1635
Theodorus Schrevelius  1617 - Frans Hals - www.frans-hals.org
Theodorus Schrevelius 1617
The Merry Drinker 1628-30 2 - Frans Hals - www.frans-hals.org
The Merry Drinker 1628-30 2
The Meagre Company (detail 4)  1633-37 - Frans Hals - www.frans-hals.org
The Meagre Company (detail 4) 1633-37
Willem Coenraetsz Coymans  1645 - Frans Hals - www.frans-hals.org
Willem Coenraetsz Coymans 1645
Portrait of a Man (2) - Frans Hals - www.frans-hals.org
Portrait of a Man (2)
Portrait of a Man  1650-53 - Frans Hals - www.frans-hals.org
Portrait of a Man 1650-53
Paulus Verschuur 1643 - Frans Hals - www.frans-hals.org
Paulus Verschuur 1643
Portrait of a Man VII - Frans Hals - www.frans-hals.org
Portrait of a Man VII
Portrait of a Seated Woman  1660-66 - Frans Hals - www.frans-hals.org
Portrait of a Seated Woman 1660-66
Portrait of a Woman  1640 - Frans Hals - www.frans-hals.org
Portrait of a Woman 1640
Portrait of a Seated Woman 1633 - Frans Hals - www.frans-hals.org
Portrait of a Seated Woman 1633
Portrait of a Standing Woman  1643-45 - Frans Hals - www.frans-hals.org
Portrait of a Standing Woman 1643-45
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