Frans I Francken - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Frans I Francken

Born: 1542

Death: 1616


Frans Francken I or Frans Francken the Elder (1542, Herentals – 1616, Antwerp) was a Flemish painter who was one of the principal painters in Antwerp during the Counter-Reformation. He is mainly known for his large altarpieces and allegorical paintings. He was a member of the Francken dynasty of painters that played an important role in the Antwerp...

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