Frans Hals

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Frans Hals Dutch portrait and genre painter who endowed his portraits with vitality and humor (1580?-1666)
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Usage

In literature:

Frans Hals is the only old master I can think of with whom this form of portrait can be compared.
"The Practice and Science Of Drawing" by Harold Speed
An engraving of Frans Hals's "Laughing Cavalier" hung with too great a semblance of jollity over the oak sideboard.
"Septimus" by William J. Locke
Van der Heist and Frans Hals are sinking to the level of gifted amateurs.
"A Wanderer in Holland" by E. V. Lucas
In that sense we are right to call Frans Hals a greater painter than Raphael.
"Artist and Public" by Kenyon Cox
Especially did they study portrait work by Rubens, Frans Hals, and Van der Helst.
"The Harris-Ingram Experiment" by Charles E. Bolton
Hals, Frans, Dutch painter, iv, 68; vi, 70.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 14" by Elbert Hubbard
But what is the beauty in the unspeakable witch on the canvas of Frans Hals?
"The Gate of Appreciation" by Carleton Noyes
Frans Hals (The Great), was born either here in Malines, or at Antwerp, in 1584.
"Vanished towers and chimes of Flanders" by George Wharton Edwards
Frans Hals would paint a head in an hour.
"The Painter in Oil" by Daniel Burleigh Parkhurst
In Frans Hals Liebermann found a congenial spirit and made many copies of his pictures to train his hand and eye.
"Ivory Apes and Peacocks" by James Huneker
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In news:

Frans Hals in the Metropolitan Museum an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, July 26–October 10, 2011.
"Merrymakers at Shrovetide" is part of a new exhibition called " Frans Hals in the Metropolitan Museum.".
Frans Hals in the Metropolitan Museum an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, July 26–October 10, 2011.
His son Archer gave the museum Frans Hals's "Paulus Verschuur" (1643) and two Rembrandts : a portrait of Rembrandt 's common-law wife, "Hendrickje Stoffels" (1660).
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