Gabriel Metsu

A Man Writing a Letter



Gabriel Metsu - A Man Writing a Letter



Gabriel Metsu
A Man Writing a Letter
c. 1664-66
52 x 40.5 cm
Oil on panel
National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin
Sir Alfred and Lady Beit Gift


Literature

Catalogues raisonnés
HdG 185
Waiboer A-116

Literature
Christopher Brown, Scenes of everyday life, London; Boston, 1984, p. 122
Adriaan E. Waiboer, Gabriel Metsu, New Haven and London, 2010, fig. 31
Marjorie E. Wieseman, Vermeer's Women, New Haven [Conn.], 2011, fig. 72
Anna Tummers, The eye of the connoisseur, Amsterdam, 2011, fig. 75
Reinier Baarsen, Kwab, Amsterdam, 2018, fig. 209
Stephan Koja, Uta Neidhardt, Arthur K. Wheelock Jr. (eds.), Johannes Vermeer. On Reflection, Dresden, 2021, p. 60, fig. 19, p. 75, fig. 7



Other works by Gabriƫl Metsu


Gabriel Metsu Portrait of Lucia Wijbrants (?)
Portrait of Lucia Wijbrants (?)
1667

Gabriel Metsu An Old Couple Feeding a Dog
An Old Couple Feeding a Dog
c. 1654-57

Gabriel Metsu An Old Man Selling Poultry and Game
An Old Man Selling Poultry and Game

Gabriel Metsu A Woman Selling Herrings
A Woman Selling Herrings
c. 1656/58

Gabriel Metsu The Sick Child
The Sick Child
c. 1664/46