The picture “Potter-musician”, 1618-22 researchers for a long time considered a copy. Only with the restoration, undertaken in 1988, it became clear that this is the original brush of Khals.
This portrait is one of the most famous in the history of Western European painting. The image created by Hals, bribes the viewer with its freshness and immediacy. It can
It is possible that for this joyful picture Hal’su was posed by his own children. Kharmen, his son from his first marriage, was in 1620 nine years old, and Sarah,
Before us is a grain trader in Haarlem, a wealthy upstart who traveled half the Europe on his own business, who acquired a splendid house in imitation of noble aristocrats.
The genre of a pair portrait was very popular in Holland, and Hals performed about 30 similar orders for his life. It is believed that the Dutch loved the twin
“Group portrait”, or rather “Group portrait of officers of the shooting company of St. George,” refers to the early period of his work. In those days, Dutch citizens, in order
Painting Frans Halsa as if soaked in the juices of his modern Holland, a young burgher republic. People in the artist’s paintings are full of vital energy. The military depicted
The portrait of the regents depicts, besides the old servant, five men, very different in appearance, character and spiritual possibilities. Full of hidden, but frighteningly devastating energy, an elderly man
Custom portraits Hals almost always wrote in his studio, and tried to seat the customer so that it was lit to the left. At that time among Dutch artists, muted
Khalsu was given a special gift to portray children. About the children of Hals, his contemporary Hans Houbraken wrote that they “are distinguished by liveliness, curiosity, they love singing and
“Banquet of officers of the company of St. Adrian”. The large canvas strikes an unusually light, slightly chilly color, it is full of silvery daylight and air. This transparent, flickering
Pictures of Dutch masters of the XVII century usually paint an image of a calm and measured life filled with works and innocent pleasures. However, not everything was so serene
The portrait of Jasper Schade van Vestrum is a perfect example of the late work of Frans Hals. The painting is distinguished by the subtlety of psychological characteristics and picturesque
Hals spent a lot of time in the restaurants and pubs in Harlem. But to argue that in taverns he only did that he was drinking, you can not. Especially