Gerardus Duyckinck I (attributed), Six portraits of the Levy-Franks family, c. 1735


Gerardus Duyckinck I (attributed), six portraits of the Levy-Franks family (Franks Children with Bird, Franks Children with Lamb, Jacob Franks, Moses Levy, Mrs. Jacob Franks (Abigaill Levy), and Ricka Franks), c. 1735, oil on canvas (Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art) A conversation with Dr. Mindy Besaw, Curator of American Art, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, and Dr. Beth Harris


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The portraits at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Mrs. Jacob Franks (Abigaill Levy)

Moses Levy

Richa Franks

Jacob Franks

Franks Children with Bird

Franks Children with Lamb


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Cite this page as: Dr. Mindy Besaw, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and Dr. Beth Harris, "Gerardus Duyckinck I (attributed), Six portraits of the Levy-Franks family, c. 1735," in Smarthistory, March 10, 2020, accessed August 3, 2020, https://smarthistory.org/duyckinck-levy-franks-family/.