Frans Hals

Yonker Ramp and his sweetheart

Frans Hals - Yonker Ramp and his sweetheart

Frans Hals
Yonker Ramp and his sweetheart
105.4 x 79.4 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated, right, above fireplace: FHALS (initials in monogram) 1623
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913


Catalogues raisonnés
Seymour Slive, Frans Hals, London, 1970-72, nr. 20
Claus Grimm, Frans Hals, Stuttgart, 1989, nr. C4 (Copy after Frans Hals)

Collection catalogues
Walter Liedtke, Dutch paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New Haven, 2007, nr. 59

Madlyn Millner Kahr, Dutch painting in the seventeenth century, New York, NY, 1993, fig. 47 (as Frans Hals)
Wayne Franits, Dutch Seventeenth-Century Genre Painting, New Haven, 2004, fig. 10 (as Frans Hals)
Christopher D.M. Atkins, The Signature Style of Frans Hals, [Amsterdam], 2012, fig. 82 (as Frans Hals)
Esmée Quodbach (ed.), Holland's Golden Age in America, University Park, Pennsylvania, 2014, fig. 37 (as Frans Hals)
Steven Nadler, The portraitist, Chicago; London, 2022, plate 7 (as Frans Hals)


?Cornelia Lemens, Amsterdam, until 1646
?Martin van de Broecke, Amsterdam, until 1647, traded with jewelry and other paintings to Ackersloot
?Andries Ackersloot, Amsterdam, from 1647
Johannes Enschede, Haarlem, until 1786
his sale, Haarlem, 30 May 1786, nr. 87
Johan Adriaen Versijden van Varick, Leyden, until 1791
his sale, Leyden, 29 October 1791, nr. 103, to Delfos
C.J.G. Copes van Hasselt and Mme Copes van Hasselt-Delange, Haarlem, until 1880
their sale, Amsterdam, 20 April 1880, nr. 1
comte Edmond de Pourtalès, Paris, in 1883
with Gimpel & Wildenstein, Paris and New York, until 1905, sold to Altman
Benjamin Altman, New York, 1905–d. 1913

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 14.40.602

Other works by Frans Hals

Frans Hals Regents of the St. Elizabeth Hospital of Haarlem
Regents of the St. Elizabeth Hospital of Haarlem

Frans Hals Young Man with Skull (Vanitas)
Young Man with Skull (Vanitas)
c. 1626-28

Frans Hals Pieter Jacobsz. Olycan
Pieter Jacobsz. Olycan

Frans Hals Portrait of Aletta Hanemans
Portrait of Aletta Hanemans

Frans Hals The Smoker
The Smoker