Gabriel Metsu: 1629-1667
April 10-July 24, 2011
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Image (and three details): Gabriel Metsu. The Dismissal of Hagar, c. 1653-1654. Oil on canvas. Unframed: 112 x 86 cm (44 1/8 x 33 7/8 in.). Stedelijk Museum De Lakenhal, Leiden, acquired with the generous support of the Vereniging Rembrandt.
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