The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
An Old Woman Asleep
  • Gabriel Metsu (1629 - 1667)
  • An Old Woman Asleep
  • Netherlands
  • 1657 - c.1662
  • Painting
  • Oil on canvas
  • Image size: 37.5 x 33 cm
  • Signature: 'G Mets [u]' 'ets' indistinct
  • P242
  • East Galleries II
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • Jeremiah Harman, by 1833; his sale, Christie's, 18 May 1844, no. 103; Nieuwenhuys; Périer sale, Christie's, 05 May 1848, no. 8; Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford.