Frans Hals

Portrait of Willem Coymans

Frans Hals - Portrait of Willem Coymans

Literature
Catalogues raisonnÚs
Seymour Slive, Frans Hals, London, 1970-72, nr. 166
Claus Grimm, Frans Hals, Stuttgart, 1989, nr. 127 info

Collection catalogues
Arthur K. Wheelock, Jr., Dutch paintings of the seventeenth century, Washington; New York and Oxford, 1995, pp. 76-79
John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 343

Literature
Anna Tummers, The eye of the connoisseur, Amsterdam, 2011, fig. 142
Christopher D.M. Atkins, The Signature Style of Frans Hals, [Amsterdam], 2012, fig. 71



Provenance
Coymans family, Haarlem
Mrs. Frederick Wollaston, London
with Sedelmeyer Gallery, Paris, before 1894
Rodolphe Kann (died 1905), Paris, by 1897
purchased 1907 with the entire Kann collection by Duveen
with Duveen Brothers, Inc., London, New York, and Paris, sold to Huntington
Arabella D. (Mrs. Collis P.) Huntington (born c. 1850-died 1924), New York
by inheritance to her son, Archer M. Huntington (born 1870-died 1955), New York
purchased 17 May 1928 by Duveen
with Duveen Brothers, Inc., sold 7 May 1929 to Mellon
Andrew W. Mellon, Pittsburgh and Washington, D.C.
deeded 28 December 1934 to The A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust, Pittsburgh
gift 1937 to NGA


Other works by Frans Hals

Frans Hals - Portrait of a Member of the Haarlem Civic Guard
Portrait of a Member of the Haarlem Civic Guard
c. 1636/38

Frans Hals - Gypsy Girl
Gypsy Girl
c. 1626

Frans Hals - Portrait of Jaspar Schade
Portrait of Jaspar Schade
c. 1645

Frans Hals - Portrait of Hendrick Swalmius
Portrait of Hendrick Swalmius
1639

Frans Hals
Portrait of Willem Coymans
1645
77 x 64 cm
Oil on canvas
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Andrew W. Mellon Collection