Gabriel Metsu’s 'An Officer Paying Court to a Young Woman' will lead Sotheby’s sale of Master Paintings on 26 May. Formerly in the famed Rothschild Collection, this extraordinary picture was targeted and looted by the Nazis during World War II and recovered by the Monuments Men.

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