Portrait of a Man in a Slouch Hat
Frans Hals - 1660-1666
875 x 1058 • 148 KB
An alteration under the paint surface shows that Hals originally intended to make the hat much smaller but then changed it into the magnificently dramatic object we see now. The portrait must date from the last years of the artist's life.
Owner/Location: Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister im Schloss Wilhelmshöhe - Museumslandschaft Hessen Kassel  (Germany - Kassel)
Dates: 1660-1666
Artist age:Approximately 84 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 79 cm (31.1 in.), Width: 66 cm (25.98 in.)
Medium: Painting - oil on canvas
Entered by: Member laure9 on 06 January 2009.
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