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A Man Delousing a Dog, David Teniers the Younger (1610-1690).

Signed l.r.: D. TENIERS f.

Oil on panel, 26cm by 37cm.

Teniers was a prolific and highly skilled painter who, within his lifetime,  was already acclaimed one of the finest painters in Europe. A note attached to the reverse of the painting, in the 9th Earl of Exeter’s distinctive hand, reads: “Catherine de Jonghe, Marchioness of Blandford who dyed Sept.8th 1775 aged 84 years bequeathed this picture painted by David Teniers to the Earl of Exeter.

 

 

 

REFERENCE: PIC228

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