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Brick-making near Hemiksem

The church is the Cistercian abbey of St. Bernard, and the river is the Scheldt, some miles south of Antwerp. Teniers owned a country house at Viloorde in the neighbourhood; the Hemiksem brickyard was one of the oldest in the Netherlands.

Currently on display

Artist
David Teniers the younger
Date
c.1640s-1650s
Location
Gallery 11
Dimensions
43.8 x 67 cm
Materials
Oil on oak panel
Inscription
Signed, lower centre left: 'D. TENIERS F'
Acquisition
Bourgeois Bequest, 1811
Accession number
DPG057