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Portrait of a Member of the Haarlem Civic Guard  1638

by Frans Hals

Medium: [br]Oil on canvas Dimensions: Overall: 86 x 69 cm (33 7/8 x 27 3/16 in.) Framed: 110.2 x 95.3 x 7.6 cm (43 3/8 x 37 1/2 x 3 in.) The Haarlem civic guard were essentially the police force of the Dutch city throughout the medieval and early modern periods. Besides this individual portrait the artist, Frans Hals, also painted a group portrait of the city guard...
Courtesy of National Gallery of Art, Washington