Frans Hals

Antwerp 1582 - Haarlem 1666

Portrait of a gentleman.

Oil on Canvas, 68.5 x 56.5 cm
c. 1630-1633



Private Collection , The Hague, 1927, Frans Hals;
Kleykamp Galleries, The Hague, 1929, no. 21, Frans Hals;
Guido Arnot, born Abeles (1876 – 1946), London, 1928, Frans Hals;
Knoedler Gallery, New York, September 1928 – 37 (no.A320), Frans Hals;
Robert Franck Ltd., London, December 1937, Frans Hals;
A.G. Mercuria, Luzern, May 1938, Frans Hals;
Knoedler Gallery, New York, May 1938 – April 1948 (formerly no. A320; no. A2002), Frans Hals;
Pinakos, Inc. (i.e., Rudolph J. Heinemann, 1901 – 1975), New York, 1948, Frans Hals;
Newhouse Galleries, New York, 1948, where purchased by F. Mont, Frans Hals;
Frederick Mont (born Adolf F. Mondschein, 1894 – 1994), New York, 1948, Frans Hals;
William L. Moody III (1894 – 1992), San Antonio, Texas, by 1964, Frans Hals;
Thomas Mellon Evans (1910 – 1997), Greenwich, Connecticut, until 1997, Frans Hals.;
His sale, Christie’s, New York, 25 May 1999, no. 11, as Judith Leyster;
Private collection, United States, May 1999 – present, Frans Hals.


W.R. Valentiner, Catalogue introduction for the 1935 Detroit Exhibition, reproduced in full in Art News, 33, Jan. 12, 1935, pp. 3-11, as Frans Hals;
W.R. Valentiner, Frans Hals Paintings in America, Westport, 1936,
no. 36 (as Frans Hals);
G.D. Gratama, Frans Hals, The Hague, 1943, no. 36 (as Frans Hals);
C. Grimm. Frans Hals Berlin, 1972, no. 56;
C. Grimm, L’opera complete di Frans Hals, Milan, 1974, no. 80 (as Frans Hals);
F.F. Hofrichter, Judith Leyster, A Woman Painter in Holland’s Golden Age, Doornspijk, 1989, no.40, p. 61, reproduced (as Judith Leyster);
C. Grimm, Frans Hals, Das Gesamtwerk, 1989, pp. 272-273, no. 25, fig. 25 (as Frans Hals);
Claus Grimm, Frans Hals and his workshop, 2023-24, no. A1.20 (as Frans Hals).


Tentoonstelling van schilderijen door Oud-Hollandische en Vlaamsche meesters, Koninklijke Kunstzaal Kleykamp, The Hague, 1927, no. 21 (Hals);
Hollandsche en Vlaamsche Schilderkunst der XVIIe Eeuw, The Van Wisselingh Gallery, Amsterdam, 1932, no. 4 (as Frans Hals);
An Exhibition of Dutch Painting of the Seventeenth Century (by Seymour Slive), Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, 1935, no. 36 (as Frans Hals);
Exhibition of a collection of Old Masters, The Wilmington Society of Fine Arts, Wilmington, 1935, no. 5 (as Frans Hals);
Frans Hals Tentoonstelling ter gelengenheid van het 75-jarig bestaan van het Gemeentelijk Museum te Haarlem, Frans Halsmuseum, Haarlem, July 1 – September 30 1937, no. 39 (as Frans Hals);
Paintings by Frans Hals; Exhibition for the Benefit of New York University, Schaeffer Galleries, New York, November 9-23 1937, no. 8 (as Frans Hals);
Exhibition of Old Masters, The Fort Worth Association, Fort Worth, December 1940, no. 1 (as Frans Hals).