Jean Metzinger Catalogue Raisonné
Number: AM-03-001 Jean Metzinger
Date: 1903 (circa)
Title: Femme assise
Medium: Oil on carton
Dimensions: 26.5 x 22 cm
Inscriptions: Monogram JM encircled (lower right)
Provenance: Galerie Percier, Paris
Formerly André Level collection, by descent. The work appears in the inventory of the André Level estate in 1947 under the presumed number 187.
Sale Ader, Hôtel Drouot, Paris 17 May 2017, lot 17
MTA Foundation, Israel
Exhibitions: The Hub of Fine Arts, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2022
Notes: Formerly thought to be dated circa 1906 (Nikiel), the more likely date is circa 1903, judging from the attire and hat styles, the signature, the brushstrokes (prior to Metzinger’s mosaic-like Divisionist work), and color combinations.