Frans Hals and the Moderns Frans Hals and the Moderns
Exactly 150 years ago, Frans Hals was rediscovered as a modern idol. He was admired and even adored by late 19th-century artists such as Manet, Singer Sargent, Liebermann and Van Gogh. Never before has Hals’ impact on the moderns been so clearly displayed.
Unique masterpieces from (inter)national museums and private collections, for the first time on view in Haarlem
By seeing Frans Hals’ works in relation to the virtuoso work of the artists he inspired, it becomes evident how modern Frans Hals was in their eyes: