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Daniel van Aken
  • TitleDaniel van Aken
  • Technique/ MaterialOil on canvas
  • DimensionsDimensions: (h x b) 67 x 57 cm
    Frame: (h x b x dj) 100 x 91 x 9 cm
  • Artist/Maker Artist: Frans Hals d.ä., Dutch, born 1582 or 1583, born 1582 or 1583, dead 1666-08-26
  • Depicted PersonDaniel van Aken
  • CategoryPaintings, Paintings
  • Classificationpainting
  • Inventory No.NM 1567
  • AcquisitionPurchased 1901 with contribution from Oscar II, W. von Hallwyl, L Fraenkel, Mr and Mrs Knut
  • Description
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    Frans Hals painted the people he associated with, without seeking to flatter and with a uniquely keen eye for individual character. His portraits are very lively and spontaneous. Hals’s great renown also derives from the considerable technical skill he developed in his rendering of faces, skin and textiles.