"Hals, (Frank).--Born at Mechlin, in 1584. An excellent portrait painter, contemporary with Vandyck. He had a lively and prompt genius, and applied himself diligently to the study of nature, as well as to the true principles of his art, in regard to colouring and pencilling." No. 42.--AN INTERIOR WITH FOUR FIGURES.--This is full of life and vigorously painted, and may be considered a fine specimen of the master. [P. 41.]
Catalogue of the Pictures forming the collection of the Works of the Old Masters, with a List of the Engravings now being exhibited at the Gallery of the Lyceum Building, No. 563 Broadway. Second Edition. 1849. New York: George F. Nesbitt, Stationer and Printer, corner of Wall and Water Streets. 1849.