A Family Concert
Type of Object: Painting
Technique: oil on panel transferred to canvas
Measurements: 42 x 35,3 cm
Date or Period: c. 1645
Additional Information:

A self portrait of the artist with his family.

Item used to belong to the following collections:
Current owner: unknown
Current location of an object: unknown
Other Relevant Historical Information:

Probably in the possession of the family of the artist until after 1719 (see note on provenance in the catalogue entry); In Paris in 1765, according to an inscription on the reverse of the canvas; John Astley;
His sale, London, Christie's, 2-3 May 1777, to Dynmout; John Trumball;
His (anonymous) sale, London, Christie's, 18 February 1792; J.F. Tuffen;
His sale, London, Christie's, 11 April 1818, to Whyte; Count Lichnowsky, Kuchelna, 1906; With Paul Cassirer, Amsterdam, 1927; With D.A. Hoogendijk, Amsterdam, 1936; (With?) E.J. van Wisselingh, Amsterdam; With Knoedler, New York; With Newhouse Gallery, New York, 1969; Robert H. Smith, Washington, by whom lent to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1971-72; With P. & D. Colnaghi, London 1974; With Herner Wengraf, 1975; With Richard Green, London;
The British Rail Pension Fund; Their sale, London, Sotheby's, 5 July 1995, lot 34 to Noortman; Robert Noortman, Maastricht. Sale Sotheby's, London, 9 July 2008.

Related Written Material:

David Teniers der Jüngere 1610-1690. Alltag und Vergnügen in Flandern, exhibition catalogue, Karlsruhe 2005 – 19 February 2006, p. 186

Authors of this entry:
  • Magdalena Palica
Published on: 09 / 12 / 2009
Project co-financed by Ministry of Labour and Social Policy under Government Project – Civic Benefit Fund.
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