Cat Musicians

manner of David Teniers the younger (Antwerp 1610 - Brussels 1690)
National Trust Inventory Number 1151398

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date 1700 - 1799
Materials Oil on panel
Measurements 254 x 311 mm (10 x 12 1/4 in)
Place of origin Flanders (Belgium from 1830)
Collection Erddig, Wrexham (Accredited Museum)
On show at Erddig, Wrexham, Wales, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on panel, Cat Musicians, manner of David Teniers the younger (Antwerp 1610 - Brussels 1690), 18th century. A gathering of cats on a circular table, studying a musical score on which an owl is perched.


In an undated early 19th century Erddig inventory as: 'Monkies and Cats/D.tto.' and thence by descent; given by Philip Yorke III (1905 – 1978) along with the estate, house and contents to the National Trust in 1973

Credit line

Erddig, The Yorke Collection (National Trust)

Makers and roles

manner of David Teniers the younger (Antwerp 1610 - Brussels 1690), artist


Erddig 1800-29 Inventory of contents of Erddig, 1800-1829, "Monkies & Cats / Dtto:"

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