Masterpieces of the Golden Age

Frans Hals' laughing boy

Masterpiece

Artist Frans Hals
Title Laughing boy
Year c.1627
Technique Oil on panel
Current location Mauritshuis, The Hague, The Netherlands

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.

The laughing boy

The laughing boy

The laughing boy is on permanent display in the Mauritshuis in The Hague, The Netherlands.