Gabriel Metsu

A Cavalier Visiting a Blacksmith's Shop

Gabriel Metsu - A Cavalier Visiting a Blacksmith's Shop

Literature
Catalogues raisonnÚs
HdG 220
Waiboer A-17

Collection catalogues
Neil MacLaren, revised and expanded by Christopher Brown, The Dutch school, 1600-1900, London, 1991, pp. 258-259, plate 220
Christopher Baker and Tom Henry, The National Gallery complete illustrated catalogue, London, 2001, p. 450

Literature
Adriaan E. Waiboer, Gabriel Metsu, New Haven and London, 2010, fig. 116



Provenance
Abraham Delfos et al. sale, The Hague, 10 June 1807, nr. 71
Baroness van Leyden sale, Warmond Castle, near Leiden, 31 July 1816, nr. 25, bought by Coclers
anonymous sale, Christie's, 26 June 1824, nr. 38, bought in
Revd W. Jones Thomas (of Llanthomas Hayon, Breconshire) sale, London, 10 July 1886, nr. 164, bought by Salting
National Gallery, London, George Salting Bequest, 1910
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External links
National Gallery, London Accession number NG2591

Other works by GabriŰl Metsu

Gabriel Metsu - A Woman Writing a Letter
A Woman Writing a Letter
c. 1662-64

Gabriel Metsu - An Old Woman Baking Pancakes, with a Boy
An Old Woman Baking Pancakes, with a Boy
c. 1655/58

Gabriel Metsu - Self-Portrait as a Painter
Self-Portrait as a Painter
c. 1659/62

Gabriel Metsu - Dives and Lazarus
Dives and Lazarus
c. 1650/52

Gabriel Metsu
A Cavalier Visiting a Blacksmith's Shop
c. 1654-56
65.4 x 73.3 cm.
Oil on canvas
Signed on the right, centre (on the window frame): GMetsu (GM in monogram)
The National Gallery, London