Frans Hals, Dutch, c.1581-1666 and Workshop
Title: The Lute Player
Date: c.1630
Medium: Oil on canvas
83 x 75 cm
Credit Line: Presented, Sir Alfred and Lady Beit, 1987 (Beit Collection)
Object Number: NGI.4532
ProvenanceLord Howe, by 1860; purchased, Colnaghi; by whom sold to Otto Beit, later Sir Otto Beit, 1911; by descent in 1930 to his son, Sir Alfred Beit; presented, Sir Alfred and Lady Beit, 1987 (Beit Collection)
Exhibition HistoryBritish Institution, London, 1860

Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1884

Paterson's Gallery, 1902

Guildhall Art Gallery, London, 1906

Frans Hals. Tentoonstellung ter gelgenheid van het 75-jarig bestaan van het Gemeentelijk Museum to Haarlem, Frans Hal Museum, Haarlem, 1937

Old Master Piantings from the Beit Collection, National Gallery of South Africa, Cape Town, 1949-1950

17th Century Dutch Paintings, National Art Museum, Capetown, 1952

Paintings from the Irish Collections, Municipal Gallery of Modern Art, Dublin, 1957

L'Art et la Musique, Galerie des Beaux-Arts, Bordeaux, 1969

From Titian to Delacroix: Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Ireland, Yokohama Sogo Museum of Art, 25 August 1993 - 17 October 1993; Chiba Sogo Museum of Art, 10 November 1993 - 20 December 1993; Prefectural Museum of Art, Yamaguchi, 5 January 1994 - 20 February 1994; Kobe City Museum, 25 February 1994 - 10 April 1994; Isetan Museum of Art, 14 April 1994 - 24 May 1994

European Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Ireland', National Gallery, Canberra, 25 June 1994 - 3 October 1994; Art Gallery of New South Wales, 21 October 1994 - 15 January 1995

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