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Seated Cavalier with Glass

Artist:
Gabriël Metsu (Dutch, Leiden 1629–1667 Amsterdam)
Date:
mid-17th century
Medium:
Black chalk heightened with white on blue gray paper. Pasted down.
Dimensions:
sheet: 10 3/16 x 7 5/8 in. (25.8 x 19.4 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1042.15
Not on view
Marking: Lower left corner collector's mark of E. Desperet (L. 721)
Lower right corner collector's mark of William Mayor (L.2799)
Étienne Desperet (French, Lyon 1804–1865 Paris); Sale, Hôtel Commisaires-Priseurs, ParisJune7-10,1865, #214; William Mayor (British, died 1874 London); Vendor: Carfax & Co. (London), through Roger Eliot Fry
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. "Five Centuries of Drawings," October 1953–November 1953.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Dutch Drawings of the Seventeenth Century in The Metropolitan Museum of Art," April 10, 1985–June 9, 1985.

William Mayor A brief chronological description of a collection of original drawings and sketches by the most celebrated masters. London, 1871, cat. no. 387.

"The Collection of Drawings." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 1, New York, 1906, p. 162.



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