David Teniers II, The Armourer

Teniers II, David (Antwerp 1610 – Brussels 1690). Le forgeron militaire. The armourer in his workshop at the anvil working a small detail for the upper part of an armour with already helmet + gauntlet lying before him at the side. In the background three journeymen working at the forge, the middle of them with a helmet in his left. Engraving by Francesco del Pedro (Udine 1740 – Venice 1806) at Nicolà Cavalli (Longarone 1730 – Venice 1822).Inscribed: Teniers Pinx. / Franus. Pedro Scul. appud. Nic. Cavalli Venetiis. 10⅝ × 7⅝ in (27 × 19.4 cm).

With a three-lined stanza, Juvenal, Sat. 15. – On wide-margined buff laid paper not cut on three sides with a larger, but faint tidemark below/at the side right far away from the subject.

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„ Vielen Dank, der Stich (Ridinger, Th. 288) ist gestern schon angekommen … Ich habe es schon ausgepackt … und mich sehr gefreut. Herzliche Grüße “

(Herr S. J., 4. Januar 2012)