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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

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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:


“Frans Hals, c’est un moderne”

Left: Édouard Manet, Copy after Regentesses of the Old Men's Alms House, 1872, Private collection, Italy. Right: Frans Hals, Regentesses of the Old Men's Alms House, ca. 1664, Frans Hals Museum. Photo: René Gerritsen.

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Frans Hals

Koos Breukel

Jan van Scorel

Guido van der Werve

Maerten van Heemskerck

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