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