Gastmahl im Hause des Bürgermeisters Rockox
Frans Francken d. J. (1581-1642)

Gastmahl im Hause des Bürgermeisters Rockox,

um 1630 - 1635
Material / Technology / Carrier
Eichenholz
Dimensions of the object
62,3 x 96,5 cm
Displayed
AP OG Kabinett 8
Department
Flämische Malerei
Genre
Malerei
Inventory number
858
Acquisition
1806 aus der Galerie Düsseldorf
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Frans Francken d. J., Gastmahl im Hause des Bürgermeisters Rockox, um 1630 - 1635, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/ZMLJYbqxJv (Last updated on 12.12.2019)
Gallery depictions were a special area of interest in Flemish painting of the 17th century. Frans Francken, one of the foremost proponents of this genre, shows here the reception room in Nicolas Rockox's house. Rockox was a respected patrician and nine-time burgomaster (mayor) of Antwerp. The walls are covered with paintings, some of which are identifiable, as are the Antique busts; they were also recorded in the inventory of Rockox's estate.

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