The Wallace Collection

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The Laughing Cavalier
  • Frans Hals (1582/3 - 1666)
  • The Laughing Cavalier
  • Netherlands
  • 1624
  • Painting
  • Oil on canvas
  • Image size: 83 x 67.3 cm
    Object size: 112.5 x 98 x 9 cm
  • Inscription: 'AETA SUAE 26 / A° 1624'
  • P84
  • Great Gallery
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • Joan Hendrik van Heemskerk sale, The Hague, 29-30 March 1770, no. 44; Pierre Locquet, his sale, Amsterdam, 22 September 1783, no 129; Fouquet. Jan Gildemeester; his sale, Amsterdam, 11 June1800, no. 64; Achtienhoven. Josephus Augustinus Brentano; his sale, Amsterdam, 13 May 1822, no. 134; de Vries, for the comte de Pourtalès-Gorgier; his sale, Paris, 27 March 1865, no. 158; Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford.