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The Judgement of Zaleucus

Francken, Ambrosius I (painter)

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The Judgement of Zaleucus


Francken, Ambrosius I (painter) [ULAN info: Flanders painter, 1544-1618]







Production Notes

Formerly catalogued as 'Flemish School, end of the 16th Century.'

Technique Description

oil on panel


height: 179.5 cm
width: 216.5 cm




given: The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum 1916 (Filtered for: Paintings, Drawings and Prints)

J. Critchley Martin, Narborough, Norfolk; Christie's, London, 23 July 1887, lot 56, as 'S. de Bray (unsold); George Cubitt, Hercules House, Norwich; Christie's, 20 April 1914 (54) as 'S. de Bray' (23 Gns, to Hendricks); Hendricks' Sale, Christie's, 17 March 1916 (73) as 'S. de Bray', bt. Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


  1. initials
    Content: AF
  2. date
    Content: 1606


  1. (1916) Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Seventh Annual Report, Cambridge (Cambs.)
  2. Gerson, Horst (1960) Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. I, Dutch and Flemish, Cambridge (Cambs.) [page: 43]
  3. Grössinger, Christa (1992) North-European Panel Paintings: a catalogue of Netherlandish & German paintings before 1600 in British churches and colleges/, London?: Harvey Miller Publishers [page: 223]

Accession Number

781 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 1404; Input Date: 2000-01-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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