Old Masters Evening Auction

Old Masters Evening Auction

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Property from a European Private Collection

David Teniers the Younger

A dancing piper and his companions

Auction Closed

July 6, 06:35 PM GMT


100,000 - 150,000 GBP

Lot Details


Property from a European Private Collection

David Teniers the Younger

Antwerp 1610 - 1690 Brussels

A dancing piper and his companions

signed with monogram and dated lower right: DT · f. / 1649

oil on canvas

113 x 187.6 cm.; 44½ x 73⅞ in.






款識:藝術家簽姓名縮寫並紀年 DT · f. / 1649(右下)


113 x 187.6 公分;44½ x 73⅞ 英寸

The Rev. John Vane (1791–1870), London and Burrington, Devon, by 1838;

Thence by inheritance to his half-sister, Frances Anne Emily Vane-Tempest (b. 1800), and her husband, Charles William Vane-Stewart, 3rd Marquess of Londonderry (1778–1854), Londonderry House, London (hanging in the Ante-Drawing Room);

Frederick William Robert Stewart, 4th Marquess of Londonderry (1805–1872);

George Henry Robert Charles William Vane-Tempest, 5th Marquess of Londonderry (1821–1884);

Charles Stewart Vane-Tempest-Stewart, 6th Marquess of Londonderry (1852–1915);

Thence by family descent until offered, London, Christie’s, 8 December 1989, lot 52, where unsold;

With David Koetser Gallery, Zurich, by 1990 and at least until 1991;

From whom acquired.

J. Smith, A Catalogue Raisonné...etc., vol. IX (Supplement), London 1842, p. 424, no. 58 (described as a ‘capital picture’ and a ‘masterly production’);

H. Montgomery Hyde, Londonderry House and its pictures, London 1937, pp. 27 and 60, reproduced plate XIII;

M. Klinge, David Teniers the Younger. Paintings – Drawings, Ghent 1991, p. 196, no. 65, reproduced in colour p. 197.