JANNECK, Franz Christoph
(b. 1703, Graz, d. 1761, Wien)
Elegant Company in an Interior-
Oil on copper, 46 x 61 cm
The painter is known for his cabinet pictures illustrating mythological, religious and conversation scenes such as is depicted in the present painting. Here his figures are clad in elegant 17th-century fashions. His style reflects the works of French and Dutch painters such as Watteau and van Mieris.