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Frans Hals (I)

FH aaneen/ineen
painter, draftsman
Antwerp 1582/1583
Haarlem 1666-08-26
Frans Hals was buried on 1 September 1666 in the choir of Saint. Bavo's Church in Haarlem (Van Thiel-Stroman 2006, p. 181)
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Son of Franchois Fransz. Hals from Malines/Mechelen (ca. 1542-1610), cloth-dealer and his second wife, Adriaentje van Geertenryck (Antwerp c. 1552-Haarlem , after November 1616).
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    member of Saint Luke's Guild in 1610
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This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
genre, portrait, child portrait, Christian religious scene, peasant genre
oil paint
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Entered on: 1991-12-15; Modification on: 2019-01-07


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