Paintings Collection: Browse
1508 of 1517
Frans Ykens (1601 - 1693)
A Garland of Flowers surrounding a Medallion of the Virgin and Child
A278; oil on panel; 69 x 54 cm
Presented by Thomas Humphry Ward, 1897; WA1897.1
White 1999, p. 173
Ykens worked mainly in Antwerp and Brussels. He painted a number of religious compositions of this type enclosed within a floral wreath, sometimes in collaboration with other artists. It has been suggested that the figures in this painting might have been painted by Cornelis Schut.
Information derived from the Ashmolean Museum's Complete Illustrated Catalogue of Paintings.