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Nationality/school
South Netherlandish
Born
Antwerp 1610-12/1610-12-15
baptized on 15 December 1610 in St. Jacob's Church (Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961, vol. 2, p. 35, note 1)
Deceased
Brussels 1690-04-25
Family relationships
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son of David Teniers I (1587-1649) and Dymphna Cornelis de Wilde. He married 1) Anna Brueghel, sister of Ambrosius in the St. Jacob's Church (Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961, vol. 2, p. 35, note 1); they were the parents of David Teniers III (1638-1685) and Cornelia (1640-1706), who married Jan Erasmuse Quellinus. He married 2) Isabella Fren on 21 October 1656 in the Coudenberg Church, Brussels (her sister Françoise was married to Erasmus Quellinus II). He was a brother of Juliaen Teniers (1616-1679), Theodoor Teniers (1619-1697) and Abraham Teniers (1629-1670), all painters.
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Teniers made staffage for the works of P. Neefs I and Van Uden (Wurzbach 1910, p. 694).
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  • Antwerpen 1626 - 1650
    since 1626 pupil of his father, 1632-33 Master in the Guild; lived in 1642 in 'De Meerminne' on the Lange Nieuwstraat (Thieme/Becker 1938)
  • Brussel 1650-10 - 1690
    De Clippel 2006 (J. van Craesbeeck, vol. 1, p. 25: "David Thenir, naer Brussel 7bris 1650")
  • Londen (Engeland) 1650 - 1655
    c. 1650-1655 purchased paintings from the estate sale of the fourth Earl of Pembroke for the Spanish count Fuensaldaña (Vergara 1989, p. 128). According to De Bie and Houbraken this earl or count was called 'Fonsoldani' (Houbraken 1718, p. 346).
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Subjects
This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
genre, interiors, peasant genre, history (as a genre), landscape (as genre), portrait, still life, animal painting (genre), marine (as genre), architecture (genre), collection of paintings, fruit piece, farm still life, vanitas, Christian religious scene, mythology
His farm still lifes have prominent genre motives; an unsigned vanitas still life with passion attributes in Brussels attributed to Teniers (Van der Willigen/Meijer 2003, p. 194)
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Archive location
archief Le Roy
Project
Gerson Digital : Sweden
Creation date: 1992-01-26; Last modified date: 2021-07-13

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