Frans Hals is one of the most innovative and famous painters of the Golden Age. The Frans Hals Museum showcases a large number of paintings by Hals. The museum is situated in a picturesque building. Enjoy strolling around the stunning regents’ rooms, characteristic dining room and the exceptionally delightful courtyard garden.
The earliest paintings date from the 16th century. They are mainly biblical depictions. At the end of the 16th century he adapted a new style, Mannerism. This shows in figures that are painted in contorted poses. He differed from other painters at the time that usually focused on landscapes, portraits, still life and city views.