London, South Kensington
29 June 2000
FOLLOWER OF FRANS HALS
PORTRAIT OF AN OFFICER OF THE SAINT HADRIAN CIVIC GUARD, HALF LENGTH, HOLDING A ROEMER, AT A TABLE
INSCRIBED 'WILLEM VOOCHT CLAM/BURGERMEESTER en COLLONEL/VAN DE SCHUTTERIG/te HAARLEM:/ Overlece en 16 30./Naarhet orgineele Afbeeldsel,opeenaer/beroemde Schutters-stukkdoor/Frans Hals geschilderd em op/de Doelete HAARLEM beru stende,/gevolgt; door R:van Eynden, de ver be eldens nazatt: 1786' (on a plaque behind the sitter)
oil on canvas
30¾ x 24¼ (78.2 x 61.6 cm.)
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The prototype for this individual study is taken from the group portrait, Banquet of the Officers of the Saint Hadrian Civic Guard, in the Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem.
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