TENIERS, David the Younger
(b. 1610, Antwerpen, d. 1690, Bruxelles)
Peasants Merry-makingc. 1650
Oil on canvas, 69 x 86 cm
Museo del Prado, Madrid
The Flemish genre painter David Teniers the Younger had been painting peasant festivities since 1637, maintaining into the 1660s the tradition of Pieter Bruegel the Elder and his pictures of village weddings.