The Wallace Collection

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The Sleeping Sportsman
  • Gabriel Metsu (1629 - 1667)
  • The Sleeping Sportsman
  • Netherlands
  • c.1658 - c.1660
  • Painting
  • Oil on canvas
  • Image size: 40.3 x 34.9 cm
  • Signature: 'G Mets[u]' 's' indistinct
  • P251
  • East Galleries II
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • Leonard Thomas de Vogel; his sale, Amsterdam, 21 October 1794, no. 1; Fouquet. 'Van Helsleuter'; his [and others'] sale, Paris, 25 January 1802, no. 102; Le Rouge, for Cardinal Fesch; his sale, Rome, 17 March-15 May 1845, no. 135; Laneuville, for Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford.