Kunst- und Raritätenkammer  

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

Kunst- und Raritätenkammer [1] (1636) is a painting by Frans Francken the Younger. It is an example of a painting within a painting. Kunstkammer is the German term for art gallery. The painting depicts a corner of a cabinet of curiosities, painted by Frans II Francken in 1636 reveals the range of connoisseurship a Baroque-era virtuoso might evince. The person depicted is Abraham Ortelius.





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