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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE BELGIAN COLLECTION

Frans Francken the Younger
THE SEVEN ACTS OF MERCY
Estimation
40 00060 000
Lot. Vendu 68,750 GBP (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
ACCÉDER AU LOT
108

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE BELGIAN COLLECTION

Frans Francken the Younger
THE SEVEN ACTS OF MERCY
Estimation
40 00060 000
Lot. Vendu 68,750 GBP (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
ACCÉDER AU LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Frans Francken the Younger
ANTWERP 1581 - 1642
THE SEVEN ACTS OF MERCY
signed lower right: D ov ffranck .IN. f.
oil on oak panel
45.8 x 65.4 cm.; 18 x 25 3/4  in.
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Provenance

In the collection of the present owner by 1965 (according to a label on the reverse).

Description

The subject of the Seven Acts of Mercy was evidently popular; Francken treated it on numerous occasions in different paintings. The composition of this work can be compared to that of a larger signed picture, dated 1630, with only minor differences, in the Alte Pinakothek, Munich.1

1. Inv. no. 859; See U. Härting, Frans Francken der Jüngere (1581–1642), die Gemälde mit kritischem Œuvrekatalog, Freren 1989, p. 307, cat. no. 273, reproduced p. 309.

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