View of a village street by Nicolaes Hals

The first painting to be discovered signed by Claes Hals, the second son of Frans Hals.

Details

Medium:
Oil
Dimensions:
54 x 43 cm
Acquired in:
1921
Presented by:
Sir Robert Witt through The Art Fund

One of nineteen gifts and one bequest to eight museums by Sir Robert Witt through the Art Fund between 1915 and 1952. Sir Robert Witt was a key figure in the Art Fund's history. He was ex-officio – Honorary Secretary 1903-18; Vice Chairman 1918-20; Chairman 1920-44 and President 1945-51.

Venue details

Ashmolean Museum Beaumont Street, OXFORD Oxfordshire OX1 2PH 01865 278000 www.ashmolean.org

Entry details

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