Frans Francken the Younger (1581 – 1642)

Related Artist: Sir Anthony Van Dyck (1599 - 1641)

The Duke of Bedford, Woburn Abbey, United Kingdom


Inscribed top right ‘Frans Franck Junior’.

Frans Francken the Younger was an Antwerp painter of history and small-scale cabinet paintings.


Recent Literature & Notes

Susan J. Barnes, Nora de Poorter, Oliver Millar, Horst Vey, Van Dyck. A Complete Catalogue of the Paintings, Yale University Press, 2004, p. 368, under no. III. 152 as a copy of the grisaille in the collection of the Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry at Boughton House


25.4 x 20.0 cm

Examined in

October 2018

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The images are shown to illustrate the project’s ongoing work in gathering art historical information and scientific data on panel paintings related to Jacques Jordaens and Sir Anthony Van Dyck. For published attributions, please refer to the recent literature and notes where applicable