Metsys

Metsys

(Flemish ˈmetsaɪs)
n
(Biography) a variant spelling of (Quentin) Massys
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Abundan, como no, los libros, asi como "reproducciones de cuadros del Greco, una fotografia del Descendimiento de Metsys, aguas fuertes de Goya, grabados de Daumier y Gavarni" (235).
Berkeley said she never noticed the donkey ears on the fool in "Allegory of Folly," a painting by Quentin Metsys.
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The imaginings of Bosch, Patinir, and Metsys spring to mind.
Grotesque Old Woman by Metsys portrays an elderly duchess, dressed in a bawdy, lively fashion that contrasts with her unattractive face and figure.
Now an intricate 16th century painting of Christ by Flemish master Quentin Metsys is to be sold in a bid to raise funds for a new community centre.
Our own reflection, if you will, as viewer turned reader, able at this range to note as well what no reproduction can quite confirm: the signature of Quentin Metsys himself, displayed on a piece of parchment overlapping the closed book on that trompe l'oeil shelf above to the right, an inscription asking for no looking other than reading.
Four strands of evidence have helped unravel the puzzle: the physical appearance of the iron and what it can tell us about the artist; the documentary evidence relating to John Tresilian; the documentary evidence about Quentin Metsys and how he got drawn into the story; and finally the artistic influences, which link the design of the gates inextricably to the Low Countries, but at the same time suggest that the smith was likely to be English.
But, if affinities exist -- and of course, in the case of the many artists evoked in L'invisible parole, from Guardi and Bacon, Rembrandt and Giotto, to Metsys and Carpaccio, Chardin and Durer, such affinities are almost impossible to trace as they transmute and multiply exponentially -- then it is important to recognize the particular tonalities and modes that are exclusive to Chappuis.