24 January 2001
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
Dutch School, mid 17th Century
A young man with long hair in profile to the left
with inscription 'Gabriel Metsu'
black and white chalk on paper washed light brown, pen and brown ink framing lines, the tip of the foot silhouetted, watermark fleur-de-lys
141/8 x 6¾ in. (360 x 170 mm.)
S. Lämmle, Munich, 1936.
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C. von Prybram-Gladona, Unbekannte Zeichnungen alter Meister aus europäischem Privatbesitz, Munich, 1969, no. 123, illustrated (as Gabriel Metsu).
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