Gabriel Metsu - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Gabriel Metsu

Style: Baroque

Place: Leiden

Born: 1629

Death: 1667

Nationality: Netherlands


Gabriël Metsu (January 1629 - buried 24 October 1667) was a Dutch painter of history paintings, genre works and portraits. Metsu was the son of the Flemish painter Jacques Metsu (c.1588-1629), who lived most of his days at Leiden, and Jacomijntje Garniers, his third wife, whom he married in 1625. Jacomijntje was the widow of a painter with three ch...