La pianiste

Jean Metzinger Catalogue Raisonné

Number: AM-16-006 Jean Metzinger

Date: 1916

Title: La pianiste

Medium: Oil on cardboard mounted on canvas

Dimensions: 92 x 73 cm

Inscriptions: Signer and dated 1916 (lower left). 

Notes: Just as Hommage au poète Roger Allard (AM-16-005) this particular work is of utmost importance in the history of modern art. According to art historian Peter Brooke, this is one of the earliest compositional examples of what Albert Gleizes would soon call ‘translation’ and ‘rotation’. Much more on this topic in the Metzinger monograph, Volume II.

If you have more information regarding this work please contact the Jean Metzinger Association, Défense et promotion de l’œuvre de l’artiste Jean Metzinger.

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