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painter, art dealer (person)
was assistant-merchant during his trip to the East Indies
Nationality/school
North Netherlandish
Born
Haarlem 1627-02/1627-02-11
baptized on February 11, 1627 (Van Thiel-Stroman 2006)
Deceased
Amsterdam 1672-05/1672-05-03
buried on May 3, 1672, coming from the Oude Vijzelstraat near the Regulierstoren, to be buried in the Leidse Kerkhof (Van Thiel-Stroman 2006, p. 188)
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
son of Frans Hals I and his second wife Lysbeth Reynierdr., brother of Harmen, Claes, Jan and Frans II, brother-in-law of P.Gz. from Roestraten; was witnessed on 11 October 1659 when Roelof de Vries posted his banns (De Vries 1886). On 27 Decmber 1653, Reynier posted banns in Amsterdam with 19 year old Margrietje Lodewijcksdr (daughter of Lodewijck Wierius and Anna Pietersdr); they married on 12 April 1654 in Sloterdijk. He married a second time on 16 september 1657 in The Hague with Lysbeth Groen, daughter of Pieter Groen and Maycke Dammas from Middelburg. According to van Thiel-Stroman 2006, his first marriage ended probably in divorce (in the banns of his second marriage he is mentioned as a bachelor, not a widower). The couple had six children, two which (Jam and Jacob) would reach adulthood (Van Thiel-Stroman 2006).
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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  • Oost-Indië (hist.)
    He was cabin boy on the merchant ship 'Nieu(w) Delft', which ship returned to Amsterdam before (2) August 1645 (van Thiel-Stroman 2006).
  • Haarlem 1645
    As he was not a member of the Guild, he probably worked in his father's studio (van Thiel-Stroman 2006).
  • Amsterdam 1653 - 1656
    married on 12 April 1654 in Sloterdijk. The couple lived in Amsterdam, but were never citizens (van Thiel-Stroman 2006).
  • Den Haag 1657
    married for a second time, on 16 september 1657. In the banns he describes himself as living in The Hague for a long time, but there is no proof for this (van Thiel-Stroman 2006)
  • Amsterdam 1657 - 1672
    In November 1657 he is living on the Lindenstraat. In the last part of his life he lived in the Oude Vijzelstraat. His widow Lysbeth Groen stayed on living there, 'sustaining herself procuring, assigning and providing whores and licentious people' (Van Thiel-Stroman 2006, p. 188).
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Subjects
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genre
Medium/technique
oil paint
Comment
PDO-map op: Hals, Reynier en Hals, Familie
Creation date: 1991-12-15; Last modified date: 2020-05-05

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