Jean Metzinger Catalogue Raisonné
Number: AM-12-006 Jean Metzinger
Title: La plume jaune (The Yellow Feather)
Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 71.1 x 52.1 cm
Inscriptions: Signed (lower right)
Provenance: Mr. Maurice G. (by October 1912)
John Quinn, dispersal sale, 1926
Property of the Late R. Sturgis Ingersoll, Esq., of Philadelphia
Sotheby Parke Bernet Inc. 3 May 1974, lot 371
Exhibitions: Possibly, Salon de La Section d’Or, Galerie La Boétie, October 1912, Paris, no. 119 (Maurice G. Listed as owner)
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Contemporary Painting and Sculpture from the Collections of Miss Anna Ingersoll and Mr. and Mrs. R. Sturgis Ingersoll, 1933, no. 30
La Section d’or, 1912, 1920, 1925 : Le cubisme écartelé, Musées de Châteauroux, 21 September – 3 December 2000, Montpellier, Musée Fabre, 15 December 2000 – 18 March 2001. Catalogue by Cécile Debray and Françoise Lucbert, p. 228, reproduced.
Literature: John Quinn Collection of Paintings, Watercolours, Drawings and Sculpture, 1926, p. 11
Joann Moser, Daniel Robbins, Jean Metzinger in Retrospect, The University of Iowa Museum of Art, 1985, no. 35, pp. 52-53, reproduced.