Follower of Gabriel Metsu (Leiden 1629-1667 Amsterdam) A young lady with a sewing pillow

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Lot 194
Follower of Gabriel Metsu
(Leiden 1629-1667 Amsterdam)
A young lady with a sewing pillow

Sold for £ 47,500 (US$ 59,381) inc. premium
Follower of Gabriel Metsu (Leiden 1629-1667 Amsterdam)
A young lady with a sewing pillow
oil on panel
21.8 x 17.8cm (8 9/16 x 7in).

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    Sale, Rotterdam, 27 April 1713, lot 8 (sold for 430 florins)
    Collection of Anthony Deutz, The Netherlands, by whom offered
    Sale, Amsterdam, 7 March 1731, lot 2 (sold for 20 florins)
    Collection of Bicker van Zwieten, The Netherlands, by whom offered
    Sale, The Hague, 12 April 1741, lot 144 (unsold)
    Collection of Gerard Bicker, The Netherlands, by whom offered
    Sale, The Hague, 4 April 1755 (sold for 100 florins)
    Collection of Jan Pieter Foquet, Amsterdam, 1781
    Collection of De Calonne, by whom offered
    Sale, LeBrun, Paris, 21 April 1788 (sold for 860 francs)
    Collection of Bernardus de Bosch II, The Netherlands, by whom offered
    Sale, Amsterdam, 10 March 1807, lot 17
    Sale, American Art Galleries, New York, 6 February 1906, lot 21 (as by Vermeer)
    Collection of Honourable Irving M. Scott, San Francisco
    Thence by descent in the family, by whom offered
    Sale, Sotheby's, New York, 17 June 1982, lot 77 (as by Gabriel Metsu)
    Sale, Butterfield & Butterfield, San Francisco, 27 June 1996, lot 4012 (as Circle of Metsu)
    Sale, Sotheby's, New York, 30 January 1997, lot 87 (as by Gabriel Metsu)

    Literature
    C. Hofstede de Groot, A Catalogue Raisonne of the Works of the Most Eminent Dutch Painter of the 17th Century, London, 1908, vol. I, p. 277, cat. no. 84
    A. Waiboer, Gabriel Metsu: Life and Work, A Catalogue Raisonné , London, 2012, p. 315, cat. no. D-12
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