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Franz Hals by John Edgcumbe Staley

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Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack, F.A. Stokes in London, New York .
Written in English


  • Hals, Frans, 1584-1666

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Edition Notes

Statementby Edgcumbe Staley ; illustrated with eight reproductions in colour.
SeriesMasterpieces in colour
LC ClassificationsND653.H2 S7
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 30 p. :
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22880573M
LC Control Number09-008436

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Frans Hals was born in either or in Antwerp to Franchois Fransz Hals van Mechelen, a cloth merchant, and Adraentje von Geertenryck. Antwerp was at that time part of the Spanish Netherlands and during the Fall of Antwerp a couple of years later () Hals' family fled .   Frans Hals is the most authoritative and perceptive study of one of the greatest Dutch painters of the Golden Age. Author Seymour Slive is widely recognized as one of the greatest living authorities on Dutch art. Here, he places Hals’ career in the social and historical context of seventeenth‐century Holland, exploring the artist’s portraiture alongside works by Hals’ Reviews: 7. Franz Hals book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Excerpt:Painted in Hals called it Portrait of an Officer, and why, and 4/5. The following is an incomplete list of paintings by Frans Hals that are generally accepted as autograph by the Frans Hals Museum and other sources. The list is more or less in order of creation, starting from around when Frans Hals began painting on his own. Prior to that he was employed by the Haarlem council as a city art restorer and Museums: Frans Hals Museum.

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