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Frans Ykens

Qualifications
painter
Nationality/school
South Netherlandish
Born
Antwerp 1601-04/1601-04-17
christened 17 April 1601 in St. Walburgis Church (Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961, vol.1, p. 516, note 2)
Deceased
Brussels 1692-02-27/1693-02-27
on 27 February 1693 his wife is called widow (Van den Branden 1883).
Family relationships
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son of Frans Ykens I and Johanna Nys; husband of Catarina Floquet, daughter of Lucas Floquet I. Lucas Floquet I was his grandfather, Osias Beert I was his uncle (married to Margriet Ykens on 8 January 1606: Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961, vol.1, p. 516, note 2).
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Subjects
This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
still life, flower piece, game piece (still life), fruit piece, fish piece
dated works between 1635 and 1663; known for his still lifes; entries in inventories of religious genre pieces by Ykens are probably by Jan Ykens, son of Melchior (Willigen/Meijer 2003)
Medium/technique
oil paint
Creation date: 1992-02-01; Last modified date: 2021-09-05

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