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Frans Hals

Frans Hals
Life Dates
(c. 1580-1666)
Baroque Art

Frans Hals Biography

Frans Hals was born into the family of a cloth-maker of Dutch origin in c. 1581-85. The family lived in Flanders, in Micheln, and Frans was born either in Micheln, or Antwerp. Later the family returned to Holland, to Haarlem, where his younger brother, Dirck, also a future painter, was born in 1591.

Frans Hals 45 Most Important Paintings and Artworks

Frans Hals Bibliography

Painting of Europe. XIII-XX centuries. Encyclopedic Dictionary. Moscow. Iskusstvo. 1999.

Frans Hals: The Complete Work by Claus Grimm, Jurgen Riehle. Harry N Abrams, 1990.