Jean Metzinger Catalogue Raisonné

Number: AM-16-004 Jean Metzinger

Date: 1916

Title: Coupe de fruits verts et enveloppe

Medium: Oil on canvas

Dimensions: 73.7 x 54.3 cm

Inscriptions: Signed with the monogram JM (lower right)

Provenance: Rose Fried Gallery, New York

Andrew & Geraldine Fuller, Fort Worth, Texas and New York (acquired before 1970)

Bequested from the Estate of Geraldine Spreckels Fuller to the present owner in 1999

Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation

Sotheby’s, New York, 4 May 2011, lot 134

Notes: The envelope depicted on the table bears a fragment of Metzinger’s address; 121 Av. Felix Faure. Also written appear to be the beginning of ‘Monsieur M’ or ‘Maurice M’. Maurice was the name of the artist’s brother, and accomplished cellist. Metzinger maintained this address from 1912 to 1929.

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