Frans Francken II (Antwerp 1581-1642)
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Frans Francken II (Antwerp 1581-1642)

The Judgement of Solomon

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Frans Francken II (Antwerp 1581-1642)
The Judgement of Solomon
signed and inscribed 'D.J.F. francken IN et. fecit' (centre right, on the column)
oil on panel
48¾ x 71 5/8 in. (124 x 182 cm.)
Provenance
Théophile de Lantshiere (1833-1918), and by descent to
Viscomte Auguste de Lantshiere (1870-1932).
Comte Carpentier de Changy.
Eduard de San, Brussels.
Baron Frédéric Rolin (1919-2001), Brussels.
Literature
U. Härting, Frans Francken II, Freren, 1989, pp. 245-6, no. 68A, illustrated.
J. De Maere and M. Wabbes, Illustrated Dictionary of 17th Century Flemish Painters, Brussels, 1994, I, pp. 166-7, II, p. 438, illustrated.
Exhibited
Oostende, Casino, De Gouden eeuw in de lage landen, 1989, no. 8.
Metz, Museé des Beaux-Arts, La Réalité Magnifiée. Peinture Flamande 1550-1570, 1993, no. 57.
Gdansk, National Museum, Vlaamse Meesters VXI-XVIII, 1994.
Mechelem, Museum Hof van Busleyden, on loan, 2001-2004.
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