An Army Encampment with a Cavalier

Teniers is best known for his small paintings depicting figures in a tavern or people outside in a village engaged in their daily activities. The life of soldiers was another favourite subject explored by the artist, as seen in this unusually large painting of a cavalier outside an encampment.

Key facts

Artist dates
1610 - 1690
Full title
An Army Encampment with a Cavalier
Date made
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
79.1 × 61 cm
Inscription summary
Signed; Dated
Acquisition credit
On loan from The Gorhambury Estates Company Limited
Inventory number
Location in Gallery