David Teniers Statue
Public Art: David Teniers Statue
Sculptor: © Joseph Ducaju
Description: A bronze statue of Flemish artist David
Teniers the Younger (15th December, 1610 – 25th April, 1690) standing on a red granite pedestal.
Date unveiled: 1866
Location: The Statue of David Teniers is located at
Teniersplaats or 'Teniers Square' in the center of Antwerp, Belgium.
There is an interesting legend about Teniers, that he lied about his actual death so as to get
higher prices for his work.
Another is that Louis XIV judged his "baboons" (magots) unworthy of a place in the royal