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    Sale 5311

    Old Master & British Pictures & Old Master Drawings

    5 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 12

    Studio of David Teniers II (Antwerp 1610-1690 Brussels)

    A 'singerie' with monkeys in a guardroom at night

    Price Realised  

    Studio of David Teniers II (Antwerp 1610-1690 Brussels)
    A 'singerie' with monkeys in a guardroom at night
    oil on panel
    25½ x 41½ in. (64.8 x 105.4 cm.)


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    Teniers was one of the most successful landscape and genre painters of his day, with a flourishing studio to meet the demand of commissions. His humourous paintings of monkeys were particularly popular as parodies of human society, notably the ribald activities of men, the antics of a guardroom at night being one such example.

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