7 July 2000
David Teniers II (Antwerp 1610-1690 Brussels)
A prisoner brought before an officer, a fortress beyond
signed 'D. TENIERS F E' (TE linked)
oil on copper
24¾ x 342/3 in. (62.5 x 88 cm.)
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The attribution has been confirmed by Dr. Margret Klinge in a certificate dated 10 January 1983. She dates the picture to the end of the 1640s and notes the rarity of the subject in the context of the artist's oeuvre.
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