Artist David Teniers the Younger, Flemish, 1610 - 1690
  • The Boors' Concert
Date early 1640s
Medium Oil on oak panel
Dimensions Unframed: 15 3/4 × 24 inches (40 × 61 cm)
Framed: 22 1/4 × 31 × 2 5/16 inches (56.5 × 78.7 × 5.9 cm)
Credit Line Museum Purchase, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund, and Joseph M. de Grimme Memorial Fund
Accession Number 2007.128
Department European Painting
On View Dutch Golden Age S380, Level 3 (see map)
until 1840, Prince Joseph Bonaparte;
purchased by Pennel (England);
1842, Chaplin (England);
Galerie Sedelmeyer (Paris, France);
June 3-5, 1907, sold by (Féral, Paris, France) auction Ch. Sedelmeyer, lot 58;
by 1932, (Gallery W.J. van Wisselingh & Co., Amsterdam, Netherlands);
(Scott and Fowles, London, England and New York, New York, USA);
Mary Hanna (Cincinnati, Ohio, USA);
by 1939, (Knoedler & Co., New York, New York, USA);
by inheritance to J. Warner Prins (New York, New York, USA);
January 25, 2007, sold by (Sotheby's, New York, New York, USA) lot 5 [bought in];
purchased by (Jack Kilgore & Co., New York, New York, USA);
2007-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Smith, J. A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of the Most Eminent Dutch, Flemish, and French Painters, vol. 9 (Supplement). London, 1842, pp. 422-423, no. 55.

Hollandsche en Vlaamsche schilderkunst der XVIIe eeuw: keuzetentoonstelling [Exhibition of selected Dutch and Flemish pictures of the XVIIth century]. Exh. cat., E.J. van Wisselingh & Co. Amsterdam, 1932, pp. 18-19, cat. 9 (ill.).

Catalogue of European and American Paintings 1500-1900. Exh. cat., World's Fair. New York, 1940, pp. 57-58, cat. 78.

Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute, "
Genre Painting in Europe 1500-1900. Exh. cat., Carnegie Institute. Pittsburgh, 1954, cat. 34 (ill.).

Leppard, R.D. "David Teniers the Younger and the Image of Music" Jaarboek van het Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten Antwerpen (1978): pp. 63-155 (fig. 8).

Keyes, George S. “Three Recent Acquisitions by David Teniers the Younger, Philips Wouwerman, and Willem van Mieris.” Bulletin of the DIA 90, no. 1/4 (2016): 44–57 (ill.).