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David Teniers (II)

Guard Room, 1640s
Dulwich (London), Dulwich Picture Gallery, [..]
Object information
Object category
painting
Physical connection
Reference in ‘composite artworks’: artworks that are/were connected, such as alterpieces, decorative pieces incorporated in panelling, and works of art that were intended to be displayed together, such as pendants and series.

pendant

possible pair
Support/medium
canvas, oil paint
Plain-weave linen canvas. Glue-paste lined; tacking margins present. There is an unpainted margin on the left edge (possibly the original tacking margin, incorporated into the painting to extend it), and on the right edge there is a narrow addition. There is a 6 cm restored tear in the centre. This work is thinly painted and slightly abraded in the darks and half-tones. There are two areas of raised craquelure. There are scattered old discoloured retouchings over the paint surface. Previous recorded treatment: 1953, cleaned and restored, Dr Hell (Sophia Plender).
Shape/dimensions
rectangle (portrait format) 72,4 x 55,8 cm
including a strip c. 2.5 cm wide at the right edge, possibly added
Signature/inscription
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Current attribution
David Teniers (II)
Rejected attribution
David Teniers (I)
Haydon 1817
Date
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1640s (1640 - 1649)
Artistically related
Provenance
Exhibitions and literature
Visual documentation
Creation date: 2018-06-09; Last modified date: 2021-06-04

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