from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Hals, Frans 1580?-1666. Dutch painter of genre scenes and portraits, such as The Laughing Cavalier (1624).
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- n. The neck or throat.
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- n. Dutch portrait and genre painter who endowed his portraits with vitality and humor (1580?-1666)
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I have called Hals the glory of Haarlem, yet he was only an adopted son, having been born in Antwerp about 1580.
Just when we got used to phone mail "Hals" saying,
The dress of the child is such as Hals delighted to spend his talents upon.
Good things come in small formats to start the show—a tiny oval "Portrait of a Man" (circa 1627–30) by a follower of Franz Hals, a miniature half-length self-portrait by Gerrit Dou (circa 1645).
Tel: 34-94-4396-060 www. museobilbao.com art "The Golden Age of Dutch and Flemish Painting at the St ä del" presents a selection of major works by Jan Vermeer, Frans Hals, Rembrandt van Rijn, Jan van Goyen, Jacob van Ruisdael and others.
An example of such a disgraceful, greedy action happened to the remarkable group portrait by Frans Hals, famous 17th century Dutch painter.
I wonder if, in both cases -- with the paintings by Frans Hals and Vittore Carpaccio -- the museums contemplated doing what I consider the right thing: to unify once and for all these cut apart paintings.
Hals characterized each person in these group portraits with a sense of spontaneity and individuality worthy of a candid photo.
At the Met, Hals's "Fisher Girl" 1630-32, lent by a private collection, especially underscores the point.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art/Bequest of Benjamin Altman 'Young Man and Woman in an Inn ("Yonker Ramp and His Sweetheart")' (1623) The selection spans most of Hals's career, beginning with the bawdy "Merrymakers at Shrovetide" (c. 1616-17), a densely packed image of revelers that pits a red-faced toper against a young blonde whose flushed cheeks accord nicely with her coral jewelry and elegant, lace-trimmed red dress.