David Teniers the Younger
- David Teniers the Younger
- Boys blowing bubbles in an interior
- signed upper right: D. TENIERS
- oil on oak panel
- 31 x 25 cm.; 12 1/4 x 9 7/8 in.
His posthumous sale, Paris, Lebrun, 14–23 May 1787, lot 36, where purchased for 1060 French Francs by
Charles-Alexandre de Calonne (1734–1802) or, or with, Jean-Baptiste-Pierre Le Brun (1748–1813);
By whom sold, Paris, Lebrun, 21–30 April 1788, lot 48, for 1651 French Francs, to Duval;
By whom offered, London, Christie's, 3 May 1806, lot 3, where unsold;
J.L. Masson, Paris;
By whom sold, London, Christie's, 30 May 1806, lot 8 for £3.3s to Woodburn;
Princess Galitzin, Saint Petersburg;
Antoon van Welie, The Hague, 1935;
Jacob Hartog, The Hague;
Confiscated from the above by Dr M.H.H. Franssen, The Hague, 1942;
Acquired from the above for the Sonderauftrag Linz by Hans Posse (inv. no. 2456);
Central Collecting Point Munich, 1945 (Inv. no. 3802);
Restituted to the Dutch State, 1945;
Restituted to the heirs of Jacob Hartog, New York, 1946;
Anonymous sale, London, Christie’s, 19 March 1965, lot 9, for 1700 Guineas to Herzig;
With Galerie Sanct Lucas, Vienna, 1965, from whom almost certainly acquired by the father of the present owner.
Vienna, Galerie Sanct Lucas, Gemälde alter Meister, Neuerwerbungen, 1965–66, no. 14.