FRANCKEN, Hieronymus, I
(b. ca. 1540, Herentals, d. 1610, Paris)

Courtiers Strolling in a Garden

Oil on panel, 39 x 67 cm
Private collection

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.