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Rediscovering Artist Gabriel Metsu

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The National Gallery of Art will hold Gabriel Metsu's frist exhibit in the United States.
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The National Gallery of Art will hold Gabriel Metsu's frist exhibit in the United States.

Nearly 400 years ago, Dutch and French art collectors were wild about Gabriel Metsu. But it's taken much longer for his work to turn heads in the U.S. A new exhibition at the National Gallery of Art is his very first in the country. NPR special correspondent Susan Stamberg -- who will be joining us regularly here on Metro Connection -- recently checked it out.

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