17 décembre 2010

"Gabriël Metsu, A master rediscoveered" @ Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

Gabriel Metsu (1629-1667), Man writing a Letter, c. 1664 - c.1666, National Gallery of Ireland. Sir Alfred and Lady Beit Gift, 1987. Photo © National Gallery of Ireland. Photographer Roy Hewson. NGI 4536 AMSTERDAM.- This autumn at the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam the work of Gabriel Metsu (1629- 1667), one of the most influential Dutch genre painters of the 17th century, are put back in the spotlight. Metsu’s paintings beautifully depict everyday life during the Golden Age, with scenes such as a young man writing a love letter, a... [Lire la suite]
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