Gabriel Metsu art links 


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Gabriel Metsu: Woman Peeling an Apple
Source: Wikimedia Commons (see "image archives" below)


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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 SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

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

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 SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SitePrado Museum Database, Madrid   NEW!
(Linking to the Spanish-language version because it contains far more works than the English version)

Notable SiteRijksmuseum, Amsterdam   NEW!

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK

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   NEW!
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

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

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
Click "English" at the top right to switch the default language, then click "Search"

Teylers Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands   NEW!
Works from the museum's drawings and engravings collection

The Wallace Collection, London, UK   NEW!

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland   NEW!

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
(Images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail image)
The Cook, ca.1657-62

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

Virtual Uffizi
A Lady and a Kinght

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
The Music Lesson & The Weary Sportsman by an Inn Door

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)
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

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

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteGoogle Art Project
The Sick Child (Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam)

Notable SiteGabriel Metsu at The Art Renewal Center

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  

Gabriel Metsu at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Memory of the Netherlands Project
Great scans; use your mouse wheel to zoom in on the detail images

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

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

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 SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

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

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