Current Inventory by David Teniers

Tavern Scene

Artist: David Teniers

  David Teniers (1610-1690) (after), Tavern Scene, c. 1660, engraving, on laid paper (watermark fleur de lis with initials), in good condition, with small margins (a couple of unobtrusive pale ink stains along margin right), 14 1/4 x 17 1/2, the sheet 15 1/2 x 19 3/8 inches. A very good impression of this iconic scene, after a painting by Teniers, with the artist’s name in the plate lower left and the unidentified etcher/engraver’s initials (P.M) lower right with the annotation "del. et sculpt" (drawn and engraved) lower right in the plate. Teniers is now best remembered as the leading […]

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The Old Alchemist

Artist: David Teniers
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David Teniers (1610-1690), The Old Alchemist, c. 1670, engraved by Jean-François Basan (1723-1797) about a century later, with the initials of Tenier lower left and the initials of Basan lower right. In good condition, trimmed outside of the platemark all around, printed on old laid paper and affixed to another old laid sheet at the tips of the left corners, 12 7/8 x 9 3/8 inches. A good impression. The book, the crucible for melting and refining metals, the glassware and other implements, and the scull are recurrent themes in portraits of alchemists in the 1600’s; Teniers made many paintings […]

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