13 septembre 2019

Nationalmuseum acquires two Flemish masterpieces

Frans Francken the Younger, The Wedding at Cana, ca 1618–20, NM 7504. Photo: Cecilia Heisser/Nationalmuseum. STOCKHOLM.- Nationalmuseum has acquired two important oil paintings by Frans Francken the Younger and Daniel Seghers, both influential artists in 17th-century Antwerp, the Golden Age of Flemish art. Before now the Nationalmuseum did not own any painting by Francken of this significance. And by acquiring Seghers’ large-format painting on copper, the museum is now better able to reflect the earliest period... [Lire la suite]