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  • Petrus Scriverius (1576–1660), 1626
    Frans Hals (Dutch, 1582/83–1666)
    Oil on wood; 8 3/4 x 6 1/2 in. (22.2 x 16.5 cm)
    H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929 (29.100.8)

    In this portrait of Petrus Scriverius, a distinguished Haarlem historian and poet, Hals employs the scale, oval format, and illusionistic frame common in Dutch portrait prints. The male portrait alone was engraved in 1626 by Jan van de Velde II.

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  • Petrus Scriverius (1576–1660), 1626
    Frans Hals (Dutch, 1582/83–1666)
    Oil on wood; 8 3/4 x 6 1/2 in. (22.2 x 16.5 cm)
    H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929 (29.100.8)


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