Gabriel Metsu

A Visit to the Nursery



Gabriel Metsu - A Visit to the Nursery

Literature

HdG 110
Waiboer A-86

Walter Liedtke, Dutch paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New Haven, 2007, nr. 118

Mariët Westermann, Art & home, Zwolle, 2001, fig. 93
Wayne Franits, Dutch Seventeenth-Century Genre Painting, New Haven, 2004, fig. 170
Adriaan E. Waiboer, Gabriel Metsu, New Haven and London, 2010, fig. 40
Marjorie E. Wieseman, Vermeer's Women, New Haven [Conn.], 2011, fig. 24
Adriaan E. Waiboer, with Arthur K. Wheelock, Jr and Blaise Ducos, Vermeer and the masters of genre painting, Dublin, Washington, Paris, New Haven and London, 2017, fig. 49



Provenance

Jan Jacobsz. Hinloopen, Amsterdam, by 1662
?sale, Amsterdam, 18 May 1706, nr. 2
Jan de Wolf, before 1721
with David Ietswaart, Amsterdam, until 1749
his sale, Amsterdam, 22ff. April 1749, nr. 24, to Daalens for Braamcamp
Gerret Braamcamp, Amsterdam, 1749–d. 1771
his estate sale, Amsterdam, 31 July 1771, nr. 124, to Oets
with Pieter Oets, Amsterdam, from 1771
Charles-Auguste-Louis-Joseph de Morny, duc de Morny, Paris, until d. 1865
his estate sale, Palais de la Présidence du Corps Législatif, Paris, 31 May – 12 June 1865, nr. 58, bought in by the duchesse de Morny
his widow, Sophie Troubetzkoi, duchesse de Morny, later duquesa de Sexto, Madrid, 1865–at least about 1883
with Sedelmeyer, Paris, in 1895
Rodolphe Kann, Paris, by 1900–d. 1905
his estate, 1905–7, sold to Duveen
with Duveen, London and New York, 1907, sold to Morgan
J. Pierpont Morgan, New York, 1907–died 1913
his estate, 1913–17

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 17.190.20

Other works by Gabriël Metsu


Gabriel Metsu A Musical Party
A Musical Party
1659

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 Man Smoking a Pipe at a Fireplace
A Man Smoking a Pipe at a Fireplace
c. 1656-58

Gabriel Metsu A Man Offering a Glass of Wine to a Woman Tuning a Lute
A Man Offering a Glass of Wine to a Woman Tuning a Lute
c. 1662-65

Gabriel Metsu
A Visit to the Nursery
1661
77.5 x 81.3 cm.
Oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917