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Frans Hals in the Vancouver Courier

Link: http://www.vancourier.com/entertainment/Frans+Hals+happier+sunnier+Rembrandt/3746168/story.html

There are works by Hals in major museums around the world, but the largest collection (14 paintings) is in the Frans Hals Museum in the artist's hometown, Haarlem, a 15-minute train-ride from Amsterdam. It's worth the short trip as much to get a sense of how Holland was in its Golden Age as to see the paintings. Haarlem was an important city in the 1600s and the old town, which you walk through to reach the museum, is not much changed from those days.

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  11/05/10 04:54:30 pm, by Sjoerd   , 86 words, Categories: Link ,

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