Lot 85: DUTCH SCHOOL, (17TH CENTURY), PEASANTS SMOKING IN A TAVERN
January 23, 2017
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
PEASANTS SMOKING IN A TAVERN
Bears initials ''D.T.'' bottom right (on chair), oil on cradled panel
12 3/4 x 15 3/4 in. (32.4 x 40cm)
Private Collection, Washington, DC.
Bears Teniers signature. Painting is somewhat difficult to accurately 'read' under u.v. light due to pigments used and varnish; there may be some possible areas of restoration in parts of the background; the figures appear to be unrestored. Frame: 19 x 22 1/4 x 2 in.
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