The Idolatry of Solomon  1622

by Frans Francken the Younger

Wearing a magnificent silk robe with an ermine lining, King Solomon kneels and makes an offering to a pagan idol. One of his wives appears to instruct him while several other concubines, lavishly dressed, stand behind. A group of men in elaborate headpieces and rich finery watch Solomon and the women from the left with displeasure, as if they know that Solomon's idol worsh...
77.2 x 109.9 cm
Oil on panel
Courtesy of The Getty