FRANCKEN, Hieronymus, I
(b. ca. 1540, Herentals, d. 1610, Paris)
Courtiers Strolling in a Garden-
Oil on panel, 39 x 67 cm
Along with the work of Lodewijck Toeput, called Lodovico Pozzoserrato, Francken's compositions with elegant groups of dancing figures, musicians and courtiers anticipated those scenes popularized by his nephew, Frans Francken II.