Oil painting on panel, Peasants dancing dancing outside a Tavern, with a Village Church in the distance by David Teniers the younger (Antwerp 1610 - Brussels 1690), signed lower right: D. TENIERS FEC.
Possibly collection of Miles Hart Davies, 1814; possibly collection of George Watson Taylor, 1823; possibly collection of Alexander Baring, 1st Baron Ashburton, 1831; collection of William Baring, 2nd Baron Ashburton by 1854; collection of Mrs E. Ettlinger, 1956 (on loan to York City Art Gallery); Harold Samuel, Baron Samuel of Wych Cross; acquired by the National Trust as a gift from the estate of the late Edna, Lady Samuel of Wych Cross (1918-2008), 2010.
Makers and roles
David Teniers the younger (Antwerp 1610 - Brussels 1690), artist
Smith 1829-42 J.Smith, A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of the Most Eminent Dutch, Flemish and French Painters, London, 1829-1842 9 vols., possibly p. 376, no. 445
Waagen 1854 Gustav Waagen, Treasures of Art in Great Britain, 3 vols. (translated by Lady Eastlake), London, 1854, vol. II, 1854,p. 106
David Teniers the Younger, M. Klinge, exh. cat., Antwerp 1991, p. 319 reprd.