Peasants dancing outside a Tavern, with a Village Church in the distance

David Teniers the younger (Antwerp 1610 - Brussels 1690)
National Trust Inventory Number 810132

Category Paintings
Date 1630 - 1690
Materials Oil on panel
Measurements 422 x 629 mm (16 5/8 x 24 3/4 in)
Place of origin Belgium
Collection Buckland Abbey, Devon (Accredited Museum)
On show at Buckland Abbey, Devon, South West, National Trust

Summary description

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.

Credit line

Buckland Abbey, The Samuel Collection (National Trust)

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.

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Category Paintings (12603)
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Periods 17th century (32737)
Maker David Teniers the younger (Antwerp 1610 - Brussels 1690) (53)
Subjects Scenes of leisure (59)
Object Type Oil painting (11376)

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