Gabriel Metsu

A Musical Party



Gabriel Metsu - A Musical Party

Literature

Catalogues raisonnÚs
Waiboer A-70

Collection catalogues
Walter Liedtke, Dutch paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New Haven, 2007, nr. 116

Literature
Desmond Shawe-Taylor and Quentin Buvelot, Masters of the Everyday, London; Brussels, 2015, fig. 53



Provenance

?marquis de Voyer, Paris, in 1754
Elizabeth Valckenier-Hooft, Amsterdam, until 1796
her sale, Amsterdam, 31 August 1796 (Lugt 5492), nr. 25, to Fouquet
Coquilery, sold to Dulac
with Dulac, sold to Robit
Robit, Paris, until 1801
his sale, Paillet and Delaroche, Paris, 11 May 1801 (Lugt 6259), nr. 69, to Delaroche
with Hypolite Delaroche and Alexandre Paillet, Paris, 1801ľat least 1803
their sale, Delaroche and Paillet, Paris, 18-25 April 1803 (Lugt 6604), nr. 368, bought in
sale (not held), Paris, 26ff. June (1809?) (not in Lugt), nr. 29
sale, Paillet, Paris, 14 March 1810 (Lugt 7722), nr. 8
with John Smith, London, until 1825, sold to Zachary
M.M. Zachary, London, 1825ľat least 1828
his sale, Phillips, London, 31 May 1828 (Lugt 11766), nr. 45, to Norton, bought in
Frederick Perkins, Chipstead Place, Seven Oaks, Kent, by 1832ľ90
his estate sale (not held), Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 3 June 1889 (Lugt 48338), nr. 9
his estate sale, Christie's, London, 14 June 1890 (Lugt 49230), nr. 9, to Colnaghi
with Martin Colnaghi, London, 1890, sold to Marquand on 20 October
Henry G. Marquand, New York, 1890

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 91.26.11

Other works by GabriŰl Metsu


Gabriel Metsu Christ on the Cross
Christ on the Cross
1664

Gabriel Metsu A Woman at her Mirror
A Woman at her Mirror

Gabriel Metsu A Woman Asleep with a Book on her Lap
A Woman Asleep with a Book on her Lap
c. 1655/57

Gabriel Metsu A Visit to the Nursery
A Visit to the Nursery
1661

Gabriel Metsu
A Musical Party
1659
62.2 x 54.3 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated, lower left, on paper: GMetsu (initials in monogram) / 1659
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Marquand Collection, Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1890