Gabriel Metsu

A Musical Party

Gabriel Metsu - A Musical Party


Catalogues raisonnés
Waiboer A-70

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

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


?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, 1801–at 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, 1825–at 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 1832–90
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 Gabriël Metsu

Gabriel Metsu Saint Cecilia
Saint Cecilia

Gabriel Metsu A Sick Woman and a Weeping Maidservant
A Sick Woman and a Weeping Maidservant
c. 1657-59

Gabriel Metsu A Woman Weighing Coins
A Woman Weighing Coins

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

Gabriel Metsu
A Musical Party
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