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Nationality/school
North Netherlandish, South Netherlandish
from a Southern Netherlandish family
Born
Haarlem 1591-03/1591-03-19
baptized on 19 March 1591
Deceased
Haarlem 1656-05/1656-05-17
buried 17 May 1656 in the church of the Begijnhof
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
son of Franchois Hals (1542-1610) from Mechelen and his second wife Adriana Geertenryck (1552-1616); younger brother of Joost and Frans Hals I; married in 1620 to Agneta Jansdr.; father of one son, Anthonie Hals (1621-1691), portrait and genre painter in Amsterdam, and six daughters, among whom Hester Hals (born 1627, the printmaker Jan van de Velde the Younger was her godfather on November 17, 1624); 1625 daughter Anna, who after 1655 emigrated to New Amsterdam (New York) with her husband Jacob Tijssen van der Heyde.
See also
In this field, you will find references to names of groups or to the artists that made/make up groups. You may also come across references to other artists if there was/is question of collaboration without a joint name. This is the case, for instance, with artists who rendered parts of works by other artists (such as with P.P Rubens and J. Brueghel I).
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Haarlem 1617 - 1641
    in 1617 witness at the birth of a niece; member of St. George's Militia 1618-24 (like brother Frans); member of the Society of Rhetorecians "De Wijngaertranken" (Saur 2010)
  • Leiden 1641 - 1642
    His financial situation in Leiden was hardly sufficient, as his entire movable property was confiscated due to rent debts in June 1642 (Saur 2010).
  • Haarlem 1642 - 1648
    In 1648 the confiscation of his property could be prevented by the guarantee of a Maria Binnevoort (Saur 2010).
  • Leiden 1648 - 1649
  • Haarlem 1649 - 1656
    spent the last years of his life again in Haarlem; burried in the Begijnhofkerk, payed for by St. Luke's Guild spent the last years of his life again in Haarlem (Saur 2010)
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Subjects
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
Medium/technique
oil paint
Archive location
archief Le Roy
Comment
PDO-map op: Hals, Familie
Creation date: 1991-12-15; Last modified date: 2020-05-05

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