The Artist with a Fortune Teller in a Landscape

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The Artist with a Fortune Teller in a Landscape

17th century

oil on canvas

62 x 82 3/4 in. (157.48 x 210.19 cm)

David Teniers
(Antwerp, Belgium, 1610 - 1690, Brussels, Belgium)

CULTURE OR GROUP:

Flemish

OBJECT NAME:

oil paintings (visual works)



CREDIT LINE:

Gift of Merle J. and Emily N. Trees

OBJECT NUMBER:

1948-1-2

IMAGE USE:

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LOCATION:

Trees Gallery

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WWII Provenance Project
Provenance:
16 July 1943, “Walker,” by purchase at Christie’s (London), from “the property of the late Samuel Scott, Baronet., of Redenham House, Andover, and are now sold by the order of the Trustees of the late Sir Edward Henry Scott, Bart.,” lot 14. By 1945, Koetster Gallery (New York); around 25 July 1945, Merle J. Trees (Chicago, 1883–1954), by purchase from Koetster Gallery; 1948, University of Illinois, by gift from Merle J. and Emily N. Trees.

Notes:
[1] The painting is listed as The Gypsy Fortune Teller in the Christie’s auction catalogue.

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DIMENSIONS

  • primary object, canvas: 47 1/8 x 69 1/4 in. (119.7 x 175.9 cm)
  • frame, frame: 61 3/4 x 82 5/8 x 4 3/4 in. (156.85 x 209.87 x 12.07 cm)