Beit Collection

Detail from Gabriel Metsu, 'A Woman reading a Letter', c.1664-1666.

Woman Reading a Letter
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Circle of Frans Hals, 'The Lute Player', c.1630. (Detail)

The Lute Player
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Detail from Gabriel Metsu, 'Man writing a Letter', c.1664-66.

Man Writing a Letter
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Detail from Henry Raeburn, 'Sir John and Lady Clerk of Penicuik', 1791

Portrait of Sir John and Lady Clerk of Penicuik
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Detail from Thomas Gainsborough, 'The Cottage Girl', 1785.

The Cottage Girl
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Detail from Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes, 'Doña Antonia Zaraté', c.1805-06.

Portrait of Doña Antonia Zárate
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Detail from Meindert Hobbema, 'A wooded Landscape - the Path on the Dyke', 1663

A wooded Landscape - the Path on the Dyke
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Detail from Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, 'The Return of the Prodigal Son', c. 1660

The Return of the Prodigal Son
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Detail from Jan Steen, 'The Marriage Feast at Cana', 1665-1670

The Marriage Feast at Cana
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Detail from Diego Velázquez de Silva, 'Kitchen Maid with the Supper at Emmaus', c.1617-18.

Kitchen Maid with the Supper at Emmaus
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Detail from Jacob Isaacksz. van Ruisdael,'The Castle of Bentheim', 1653

The Castle of Bentheim
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Detail from Johannes Vermeer, 'Woman writing a Letter, with her Maid', c.1670.

Woman Writing a Letter, with her Maid (NGI.4535)
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