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Hals, Frans

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An eminent Dutch portrait-painter, born at Antwerp; is considered to be the founder of the Dutch school of genre -painting; his portraits are full of life and vigour; Vandyck alone among his contemporaries was considered his superior (1581-1666).

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Hals, Frans'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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