by Frans Francken, the Younger (Flemish, 1581-1642).
Francken was a versatile painter and the best-known member of a large family of artists. He played a prominent role in the development of Flemish art in the first half of the 17th century. He was particularly skilled at introducing new subject matter and allegorical works. Greatly skilled at portraying the human body, Francken was responsible for helping train several generations of Flemish and northern European artists.