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Title A Pasticcio
Alternative Title Imitation of a Venetian Picture of the Bassano School
Collection University of Edinburgh Fine Art Collection
Artist After Teniers, David, II (Flemish painter, 1610-1690)
Date Earliest probably about 1640
Date Latest probably about 1700
Signed yes
Description Waagen (1854-57) referred to this painting as a successful imitation of the manner of the Venetian painter, Giacomo Bassano. Teniers often copied the work of other artists including that of Bassano. The original of this work has, however, not been identified.
Current Accession Number EU 740
Former Accession Number NGS no. 89
Inscription front ll 'D. T. f'
Subject everyday life
Measurements 29.7 x 44.5 cm cm (estimate)
Material oil on canvas
Acquisition Details Bequeathed by Sir James Erskine, third Baronet of Torrie 1835.
Principal Exhibitions The Torrie Collection. An Exhibition to mark the Quatercentenary of the University of Edinburgh, Talbot Rice Art Centre, The University of Edinburgh, 1983, cat. no. 40.
Publications Waagen, G. F., Treasures of Art in Great Britain, London, 1854-7, vol. 3, p. 274, no. 32 as by Teniers; Catalogue of Portraits and busts of Benefactors, Principals, Professors and others and of the Torrie Collection of Paintings and Bronzes. The Property of the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, 1909; The Torrie Collection. An Exhibition to mark the Quatercentenary of the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, 1983, cat. no. 40, p. 27; Macmillan, D., A Catalogue of the The Torrie Collection, Edinburgh, 2004, p. 40.
Rights Owner Torrie Collection
Author Dr Patricia Smyth
 

 

 

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