Moonlight Landscape, ca. 1640

  • David Teniers the Younger, Flemish, 1610 - 1690

Oil on oak panel

  • Overall: 8 3/4 × 12 3/4 inches (22.2 × 32.4 cm)
  • 14 1/4 × 18 1/4 × 3 1/8 inches (36.2 × 46.4 × 7.9 cm)

Gift of Leger and Son

31.341

Department

European Painting

  • Night
  • Bonfire firing
  • Oak
  • Oil
  • Panel (wood)
  • Hills
  • Trees
  • Figures (representations)
  • House
  • Painting (visual work)
  • Landscape
  • Flanders
  • Moon
  • Clouds

Signed, lower right, on stone: D.F.

March 23-28, 1795, auction of Charles Alexander de Calonne collection by (Skinner and Dyke, London, England), lot 32

(Leger & Son, London, England and New York, New York, USA)

1931-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Smith, J. A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of the Most Eminent, Dutch, Flemish, and French Painters. London: vol. III, 1831, no. 330. "Annual Report for the year 1931," Bulletin of the DIA 13, no. 5 (1932): p. 51, (repr.). Scheyer, E. Baroque Painting. Detroit, 1937, pp. 54, 56-57, (fig. 25). Richardson, E. P., ed. Catalogue of Paintings. Detroit, 1944, p. 131, no. 763. Page, A. F. "A Group of Paintings by David Teniers the Younger," Bulletin of the DIA 32, no. 3 (1952/53): pp. 70-72, esp. p. 72. Held, J.S. Flemish and German Paintings of the 17th Century: The Collections of The Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1982, pp. 116-117, (repr.).

David Teniers the Younger, Moonlight Landscape, ca. 1640, oil on oak panel. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Leger and Son, 31.341.