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Manner of David Teniers, the Younger (1610-1690),
‘Boors in a Tavern.’

Oil on canvas, 25.5cm by 34.5cm.

David Teniers the Younger was a Flemish artist, born in Antwerp in 1610; he died in Brussels in 1690. The son, father and grandfather of painters, he was a versatile and prolific artist; (he is thought to have painted about 2,000 pictures), but he is best known for his scenes of peasant life. He became court painter to the Hapsburg Archduke Leopold Wilhelm of Austria, Governor of the Spanish Netherlands, in Brussels in 1651 and was custodian of the Archduke’s enormous art collection.

REFERENCE: PIC027

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