Masterpieces of the Golden Age

Frans Hals' jester with a lute

Masterpiece

Artist Frans Hals
Title Jester with a lute
Year c.1625
Technique Oil on canvas
Current location Louvre, Paris, France

Frans Hals

Frans Hals (1580/81-1666) was a master of portrait painting. His work also includes large group portraits, but he really shines in portraits of individuals.

Jester with a lute

Jester with a lute

Jester with a lute is on permanent display in the Louvre in Paris, France.