A Gipsy Fortune Teller in a Hilly Landscape

Travellers rest on a road before a mountainous landscape with a castle in the middle distance.

The foreground figures, in reverse and with others, recur in a tapestry woven by J. van Bortch after a design by Teniers.

Key facts

Artist dates
1610 - 1690
Full title
A Gipsy telling a Peasant his Fortune in a Hilly Landscape
Date made
about 1640
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
163.2 x 215.3 cm
Acquisition credit
Wynn Ellis Bequest, 1876
Inventory number
Location in Gallery