TENIERS, David the Younger
(b. 1610, Antwerpen, d. 1690, Bruxelles)
Oil on canvas, 171 x 237 cm
The Hermitage, St. Petersburg
Teniers was the best of the so-called genre-painters in Flanders. He produced pictures on a small scale, carried out with fine brushes in silver-grey tones and representing rather conventional scenes of popular life.