Frans Francken the Younger: Paintings (Annotated)

Frans Francken the Younger: Paintings (Annotated)

by Raya Yotova

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Overview

Frans Francken (also named Francken II or Frans Francken the Younger) was a prominent painter of the big family unit of artists. He was from in Antwerp. His father was Frans Francken the Elder named Frans Francken I who was a trainee of city’s foremost artist Frans Floris, one of the most famous painters of church decorations for the epoch.
The Younger skilled with his father jointly with his brother Hieronymus but in addition, has obtained extra education in the studio of their uncle Hieronymus Francken I in Paris.
He was a resourceful painter who worked in many areas and initiated new themes into Northern art. A lot of Francken’s paintings are small-sizes works for interior use with centered on human figures. Frans Francken as well introduced a number of new subjects in his contemporary art like scenes presented galleries or monkeys or unusual historic heroes and habits. He made cycles of works with witchcraft’s thematic.
The painter was mainly talented in depicting figures and for that reason was regularly asked to paint human figures in works by other painters, mainly landscape painters, the architectural artists, and artists specialized in flowers painting.
His gallery paintings are full of symbolism and metaphors and are a mirror image of the scholarly obsessions of the epoch. This type of paintings became instantaneously pretty accepted and was tracked by other painters.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9788829579020
Publisher: Publisher s13381
Publication date: 12/19/2018
Sold by: StreetLib SRL
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 6 MB

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