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Frans Hals

Frans Hals Portrait of a Man. oil painting on canvas
Portrait of a Man.
Painting ID::  83238
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Frans Hals Portrait of a Man. oil painting on canvas



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  Frans Hals
  1580-1666 Frans Hals Galleries In the field of group portraiture his work is equalled only by that of Rembrandt. Hals's portraits, both individual and group, have an immediacy and brilliance that bring his sitters to life in a way previously unknown in the Netherlands. This effect, achieved by strong Baroque designs and the innovative use of loose brushstrokes to depict light on form, was not to the taste of critics in the 18th century and the early 19th, when his work was characterized as lazy and unfinished. However, with the rise of Realism and, later, Impressionism, Hals was hailed as a modern painter before his time. Since then his works have always been popular.
  Portrait of a Man.
  Date ca. 1660(1660) Medium Oil on panel Dimensions Height: 31.8 cm (12.5 in). Width: 25.5 cm (10 in). cjr

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