26 January 2001
FRANS FRANCKEN II (Antwerp 1581-1642)
The Last Judgement
oil on panel
25 x 20¼ in. (61.8 x 49.8 cm.)
Dr. E.I. Shapiro, London; (+), Christie's, London, 14 December 1984, lot 97.
with Rafael Valls, London, by 1989.
with Valery Taylor Gallery, New York.
Private collection, U.S.A.
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U. Härting, Studien zur Kabinettbildmalerei des Frans Francken II. 1581-1642. Ein repräsentativer Werkkatalog, Hildesheim, 1983, no. A126.
U. Härting, Frans Francken II, Freren, 1989, p. 277, no. 176.
A version of the present composition, with some slight differences, can be seen in the artist's Imitation of Christ in the Szépmüvészeti Múzeum, Budapest (see Härting, op. cit., 1989, p. 87, fig. 80).
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