Married Couple in a Garden
Frans Hals - circa 1622
1075 x 910 • 154 KB
The attitudes of the sitters and the symbolism of the trailing ivy and peacocks indicate that this is a wedding portrait. It is also one of Hals' rare portraits with an outdoor setting and an even rarer example of his work showing a pair of figures on the same canvas. The style throughout reflects the influence of Rubens.
Owner/Location: Rijksmuseum Amsterdam  (Netherlands - Amsterdam)
Dates: circa 1622
Artist age:Approximately 40 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 140 cm (55.12 in.), Width: 166 cm (65.35 in.)
Medium: Painting - oil on canvas
Entered by: Member laure9 on 03 January 2009.
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