Dirck Hals (Haarlem 1591-1656)
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Dirck Hals (Haarlem 1591-1656)

An Allegory of the Five Senses

Details
Dirck Hals (Haarlem 1591-1656)
An Allegory of the Five Senses
oil on panel
44.2 x 69.5 cm.
Provenance
Since the 1950s in a private collection.
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Lot Essay

We are grateful to Mr. Fred Meijer of the RKD, The Hague for confirming the attribution on the basis of a photograph (written communication, 26 September 2007). He dates the painting to circa 1640.

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