Gabriel Metsu art links 


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Gabriel Metsu: Woman Peeling an Apple
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Gabriel Metsu

[Dutch Baroque Era Painter, 1629-1667]

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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Breakfast, ca.1660
The Prodigal Son, 1640s
The Doctor's Visit, 1660s

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Notable SiteGabriel Metsu at the Louvre Museum, Paris
The Greens Market (or Vegetable Market) in Amsterdam, ca.1660-61

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris

Notable SiteMauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, The Hague

Notable SiteMauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, The Hague
Great scans of Mauritshuis paintings, from the 'Memory of the Netherlands' project

Notable SiteGabriel Metsu at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteGabriel Metsu at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
The Intruder, ca.1660

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SiteGabriel Metsu at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
5 works online

Notable SiteGabriel Metsu at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Great scans of Rijksmuseum paintings, from the 'Memory of the Netherlands' project

Notable SiteRijksmuseum Research Database, Amsterdam (in Dutch)  
8 works by Gabriel Metsu online

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK
(Zoomable - look for the magnifying glass and the text "Magnify image")

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
View Into a Hall with a Jester, a Girl and her Dog

Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum, UK
A Man and Woman at Wine

Frick Collection, New York City
A Lady at Her Toilet

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  
Portrait of a Lady, 1667

National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin
Woman Reading a Letter, ca.1663

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
Companie galante

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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The Wallace Collection, London, UK
5 paintings online

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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The Cook, ca.1657-62

Timken Museum of Art, San Diego, California
A Girl Receiving a Letter

Virtual Uffizi

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Artarchiv Sample Artist Signatures
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Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteGabriel Metsu in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteGabriel Metsu at CGFA  

Notable SiteGoogle Art Project   NEW!
The Sick Child (Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam)

Notable SiteGabriel Metsu in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

California State University WorldImages Database  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Mondo Mostre, Milan (in Italian)  
Painting from a 2008-2009 exhibition

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Gabriel Metsu  
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Notable SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

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