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    Sale 2820

    Old Master and 19th Century Art

    6 May 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 32

    Studio of Frans Francken II (Antwerp 1581-1642)

    Christ before Pontius Pilate

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Studio of Frans Francken II (Antwerp 1581-1642)
    Christ before Pontius Pilate
    oil on copper laid down on panel
    56 x 72.5 cm.


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    The subject was treated by Francken in several versions in the 1630s (see U. Härting, Frans Francken der Jüngere, Freren, 1989, pp. 283-5, nos. 195-201). The present work appears a subsequent invention by a pupil.

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    Provenance

    In the collection of the present owners for circa 50 years.