Authentic Frans Hals work up for sale

Jay Akasie at the New York Sun notes that there will be a forgotten painting bu Frans Hals up for auction at the upcoming Sotheby's Old Masters auction.

From the article:

The Sotheby's London sale of Old Masters includes a recently rediscovered portrait by 17th-century Dutch master Frans Hals. The portrait — of a wealthy textile merchant, Willem van Heythuysen — had been in the Rothschild collection for centuries and is estimated to sell for between $6 million and $10 million....

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