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An Army Encampment with a Cavalier
David Teniers the Younger

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 David Teniers the Younger
Artist dates 1610 - 1690
Full title An Army Encampment with a Cavalier
Date made 1643
Medium and support Oil on canvas
Dimensions 79.1 × 61 cm
Inscription summary Signed; Dated
Acquisition credit On loan from The Gorhambury Estates Company Limited
Inventory number L1221
Location in Gallery Not on display
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