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[ten-yerz, tuh-neerz; Flemish tuh-neers; French te-nyey]
  1. Da·vid [dey-vid; Flemish dah-vit; French dah-veed] /ˈdeɪ vɪd; Flemish ˈdɑ vɪt; French dɑˈvid/the Elder, 1582–1649, Flemish painter and engraver.
  2. his sonDavidthe Younger, 1610–90, Flemish painter.
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Examples from the Web for teniers

Historical Examples

  • They are in this art of dancing, what Hemskirk and Teniers are in that of painting.

    A Treatise on the Art of Dancing

    Giovanni-Andrea Gallini

  • Rubens and Teniers are the two masters from whom his own art sprang.

  • At first, then, the painters worked with the same elements as Teniers.

  • Watteau is true successor to his masters Teniers and Rubens.


    C. Lewis Hind

  • There are two paintings by Teniers, and two others by Salvator Rosa.

    Travels Through North America, v. 1-2

    Berhard Saxe-Weimar Eisenach

British Dictionary definitions for teniers


  1. David (ˈdaːvɪt), called the Elder, 1582–1649, and his son David, called the Younger, 1610–90, Flemish painters
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