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Series of Peasants

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  • Title (series)

    • Series of Peasants
  • Description

    A group of peasants practicing archery, with a large cottage at right; after David Teniers the Younger

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1625-1690 ((after))
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 151 millimetres
    • Width: 258 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered "D Teniers in cum priuilegio / TR[indecipherable mongram] excudit"
  • Curator's comments

    For information on the volume see 1997,0928.14.1

    A copy in reverse of the original; see S.6772 and F,3.146.

  • Bibliography

    • Hollstein 36 (copy) bibliographic details
    • Dutuit VI.428.37 (copy in reverse) bibliographic details
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A group of peasants practicing archery, with a large cottage at right


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