The Boors' Concert

David Teniers the Younger Flemish, 1610 - 1690

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About the Artwork

The Boors' Concert

early 1640s

David Teniers the Younger

1610 - 1690

Flemish

Unknown

Oil on oak panel

Unframed: 15 3/4 × 24 inches (40 × 61 cm) Framed: 22 1/4 × 31 × 2 5/16 inches (56.5 × 78.7 × 5.9 cm)

Paintings

European Painting

Museum Purchase, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund, and Joseph M. de Grimme Memorial Fund

2007.128

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Provenance

until 1840, Prince Joseph Bonaparte

purchased by Pennel (England)

1842, Chaplin (England)

Galerie Sedelmeyer (Paris, France)

June 3-5, 1907, sold by (Féral, Paris, France) auction Ch. Sedelmeyer, lot 58

by 1932, (Gallery W.J. van Wisselingh & Co., Amsterdam, Netherlands)

(Scott and Fowles, London, England and New York, New York, USA)

Mary Hanna (Cincinnati, Ohio, USA)

by 1939, (Knoedler & Co., New York, New York, USA)

by inheritance to J. Warner Prins (New York, New York, USA)

January 25, 2007, sold by (Sotheby's, New York, New York, USA) lot 5 [bought in]

purchased by (Jack Kilgore & Co., New York, New York, USA)

2007-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

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Published References

Smith, J. A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of the Most Eminent Dutch, Flemish, and French Painters, vol. 9 (Supplement). London, 1842, pp. 422-423, no. 55.

Hollandsche en Vlaamsche schilderkunst der XVIIe eeuw: keuzetentoonstelling [Exhibition of selected Dutch and Flemish pictures of the XVIIth century]. Exh. cat., E.J. van Wisselingh & Co. Amsterdam, 1932, pp. 18-19, cat. 9 (ill.).

Catalogue of European and American Paintings 1500-1900. Exh. cat., World's Fair. New York, 1940, pp. 57-58, cat. 78.

Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute, "

Genre Painting in Europe 1500-1900. Exh. cat., Carnegie Institute. Pittsburgh, 1954, cat. 34 (ill.).

Leppard, R.D. "David Teniers the Younger and the Image of Music" Jaarboek van het Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten Antwerpen (1978): pp. 63-155 (fig. 8).

Keyes, George S. “Three Recent Acquisitions by David Teniers the Younger, Philips Wouwerman, and Willem van Mieris.” Bulletin of the DIA 90, no. 1/4 (2016): 44–57 (ill.).

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David Teniers the Younger, The Boors' Concert, early 1640s, oil on oak panel. Detroit Institute of Arts, Museum Purchase, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund, and Joseph M. de Grimme Memorial Fund, 2007.128.

The Boors' Concert
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