Copy after David Teniers

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Copy after David Teniers
Temptation of St. Anthony
Brush and black and gray wash, over graphite, on paper; light squaring in graphite.
12 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches (317 x 240 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
I, 124

Inscribed on verso, in graphite, "teniers"; and "7 & o".

Possibly sale ("Well-known Amateur and Another Property": "Brooke" according to annotation in British Museum copy of sale catalogue and also Fairfax Murray's Notebooks; "Hope" according to Lugt, "Répertoire", no. 50106), London, Sotheby's, 20 June 1891, one of five in lot 228 (this lot from the other "Property"; "Teniers. A Village Fair, and various other Studies of Figures [5]"; to Fairfax Murray for £0.9.0); Charles Fairfax Murray (1849-1919), London and Florence; from whom purchased through Galerie Alexandre Imbert, Rome, in 1909 by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), New York (no mark; see Lugt 1509); his son, J. P. Morgan, Jr. (1867-1943), New York.

Stampfle, Felice, with the assistance of Ruth S. Kraemer and Jane Shoaf Turner. Netherlandish Drawings of the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries and Flemish Drawings of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries in the Pierpont Morgan Library. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1991, p. 160, no. 335 repr.
Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912 I, 124, repr. (David Teniers the Younger).


Watermark: "D & C BLAUW" (cf. Heawood 3267; Amsterdam, ca. 1769).

Associated names: 

Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.

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