• Old Master & 19th Century Pain auction at Christies

    Sale 5860

    Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings & Watercolours

    11 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 5

    Studio of Frans Francken II (Antwerp 1581-1642)

    The Adoration of the Magi

    Price Realised  

    Studio of Frans Francken II (Antwerp 1581-1642)
    The Adoration of the Magi
    oil on copper, stamped on the reverse with the panel makers mark KW
    13¾ x 11¼ in. (34.9 x 28.6 cm.)


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    There are five other recorded works by Francken on copper with this panel makers brand KW. The panel maker is as yet unidentified (see J. Wadum, Antwerp Copper Plates, pp. 102-103).

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