Jean Metzinger Catalogue Raisonné

Number: AM-24-015 Jean Metzinger

Date: 1924

Title: Circus Equestrienne (L’Ecuyère)

Medium: Oil on canvas

Dimensions: 162.2 x 114.3 cm

Inscriptions: Signed and dated 24 /  (lower right)

Collection: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Provenance: Léonce Rosenberg, Galerie l’Effort Moderne, Paris.

Dikran G. Kelekian, New York (by 1935).

Nanette B. Kelekian, New York (from 1951 to 2001)

Metropolitan Museum of Art, gift of Nanette B. Kelekian, 2001

Exhibitions: Possibly, Salon des Indépendants, Paris, 1925, no. 2369 (titled L’écuyère.)

Galerie l’Effort Moderne, Jean Metzinger, 16 April – 10 May 1927 (possibly this painting).

Galerie des Beaux-Arts, Paris, Les Créateurs du Cubisme, March – April 1935, preface by Maurice Raynal, catalogue by Raymond Cogniat, no. 140 (Collection de M. Dikran Kelekian).

Jos de Gruyter, Moderne Fransche schilderkunst, Elseviers Geïllustreerd Maandschrift. Elsevier, Amsterdam, 1938, plate XXX, reproduced.

Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Picasso and the School of Paris: Paintings from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 14 September – 24 November 2002, no. 50.

Tokyo. Bunkamura Museum of Art, Picasso and the School of Paris: Paintings from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 7 December 2002 – 9 March 2003, no. 50, p. 108 color plate.

Literature: Bulletin de L’Effort Moderne, October 1924, No. 8, reproduced (titled L’Écuyère)

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