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Flemish school of the 17th century, circa 1620 - Atelier de Frans II Francken (1581-1642)
Flemish school of the 17th century, circa 1620 - Atelier de Frans II Francken (1581-1642) - Paintings & Drawings Style Louis XIII Flemish school of the 17th century, circa 1620 - Atelier de Frans II Francken (1581-1642) - Flemish school of the 17th century, circa 1620 - Atelier de Frans II Francken (1581-1642) - Louis XIII Antiquités - Flemish school of the 17th century, circa 1620 - Atelier de Frans II Francken (1581-1642)
Ref : 63151
9 850 €
Period :
17th century
Provenance :
Private collection
Medium :
Oil on oak panel
Dimensions :
l. 35.43 inch X H. 25.2 inch
Paintings & Drawings  - Flemish school of the 17th century, circa 1620 - Atelier de Frans II Francken (1581-1642) 17th century - Flemish school of the 17th century, circa 1620 - Atelier de Frans II Francken (1581-1642) Louis XIII - Flemish school of the 17th century, circa 1620 - Atelier de Frans II Francken (1581-1642)
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Flemish school of the 17th century, circa 1620 - Atelier de Frans II Francken (1581-1642)

The story of Esther, the Feast of Ahasuerus.

Oil on oak panel
Flemish style molded and guilloché wooden frame
Dimensions with frame: 90 x 64 cm

This high-quality painting features characters dressed in oriental costumes, typical of the Flemish productions of this early 17th century, this banquet drawn from the history of Esther is a pretext for a profusion of details that the painter was able to render with talent. Large raised table where delicate and rare delicacies, goldsmiths' pieces and small monkey bringing a note of exoticism.


The painter
Flamand, born in Antwerp, Frans Francken II, son of Frans I, nephew of Hieronymus and Ambrosius I, he divided himself between the great altar painting and the small cabinet picture (often painted on wood or on copper). It paints a shiny and light, extremely smooth and transparent with light and shimmering colors and little shadows.

A painting similar to ours is in the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts of Tours.

Very good condition
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17th Century Oil Painting Louis XIII