The Regents of the Harlem Almshouse by Frans Hals

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

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Portrait of a Woman by Frans Hals

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

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Singing Boys by France Huls

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

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Malle Babbe by France Hulse

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

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Shrovetide festival by Frans Hals

Genre scenes have always been popular in Holland. An honest toiler – be it a merchant or an artisan – loved the simple instructiveness of these pictures. Traditionally, each of

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Male portrait by Frans Hals

Frans Hals was one of the most famous painters of the Dutch Golden Age. The master of the portrait genre created more than 900 works, in which he introduced children,

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Lady with a Fan by France Huls

Stored in the London National Gallery Lady with a fan – a typical custom portrait: there are no fortune tellers and drinkers, which the artist so loved to portray. From

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Gypsy girl by France Huls

In this work, Hals created an emphatically sensual image. Gypsy – with bare head, loose hair and bold decollete – desperately unlike prudish and dry virtuous matrons, whom we meet

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