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METSU, Gabriel (1629 - 1667), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
METSU, Gabriel (1629 - 1667), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born January 1629, in Leiden; died 1667, buried 24 October in Amsterdam.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, genre scenes.

Leiden School.

[not available online] [not available online] [not available online]Gabriel's father was the painter Jacques Metsu, who died young. Gabriel was probably taught by his mother Jacomina Gornyers and perhaps by Gerard Dou, although his style is closer

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