Hals words, Dont 12 be surprised at anything you may hear, returned with force.
They departed, says Hals, "with small honour and less profit."
Look at Hals's women, how pleased they are to be painted, just as they are.
Perhaps Hals was degenerating with the passing age—certainly he was ageing.
Hals overstrained effort at good fellowship grated on the doctors nerves with a note as false as his forced smile.
Rembrandt, Hals, and Velasquez were the masters by whom he was influenced.
He painted it before he was thirty, and it has the air of an old master's work; it is based upon Hals and the Spaniards together.
Hals is not very dogmatic (as he often is) as to the meaning.
Take whatever time you need to settle matters relative to Hals leaving.
This unexpected move upset Hals tactics of smashing violence.