Framed engraving

1777
Artist David Teniers the Younger (Flemish, 1610–1690)


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: (sight) print OH: 18 3/8" (sight) print OW: 23" frame OH: 23 3/8" frame OW: 28"

Accession Number

1975.751

Medium or Technique

Framed engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Artist-Teniers, published by John Boydell, J. B. Michell Sculpt. Engraved at bottom left:”Teniers Pinxit” engraved at bottom center: “Published July 1st, 1777 by John Boydell Engraver in Cheapside London.” engraved at bottom right: “J.B. Michell Sculpt.” Engraving of an Eighteenth century kitchen. Four men in the left foreground are preparing fish. On a platform on the left a hot dish is offered to an elaborately dressed man, perhaps the master of the house. The background is essentially on the left side of the engraving. It depicts five people preparing food in front of a large fireplace. Framed in a broad black frame with gilt linear.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb