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Two Men playing Cards in the Kitchen of an Inn
David Teniers the Younger

A man deals cards at the table. Two men, a boy, and a woman looking down from a window, watch the game. At the left a man urinates, while in the right background a woman cooks over the fire, surrounded by four men.

The panel has on the reverse the monogram of the Antwerp panel-maker Michiel Vriendt, who died in 1636. The picture was probably painted at about that time.

Key facts
Artist David Teniers the Younger
Artist dates 1610 - 1690
Full title Two Men playing Cards in the Kitchen of an Inn
Date made probably 1635-40
Medium and support Oil on oak
Dimensions 55.5 x 76.5 cm
Inscription summary Signed
Acquisition credit Salting Bequest, 1910
Inventory number NG2600
Location in Gallery Not on display
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