Jean Metzinger Catalogue Raisonné
Number: AM-12-021 Jean Metzinger
Title: Le Fumeur (Man with a Pipe)
Dimensions: 129.7 x 96.68 cm
Collection: Carnegie Museum of Art
Inscriptions: Signed (lower left)
Provenance: J. B. Neumann (unconfirmed)
Gift of G. David Thompson to Carnegie Museum of Art
Exhibitions: Salon des Indépendants, 1 March ‒ 30 April 1914 (titled Le fumeur)
Galerie Der Sturm, Albert Gleizes, Jean Metzinger, Duchamp-Villon et Jacques Villon (Archipenko, Chagall), Berlin, July – August 1914 (titled Fumeur)
Literature: Le Petit Comtois, 13 March 1914, reproduced.
Guillaume Apollinaire, Paris-Journal, 3 July 1914 (mentioned as a presumed portrait of himself).
Ray Bethers, Composition in Pictures, 2d ed. New York, Pitman Pub. Corp, 1956, p. 186, reproduced
Chicago Tribune, 7 February 1986. p. 137, reproduced
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 29 March 1986, p. 22, reproduced
Notes: Carnegie Museum of Art dates this work c. 1912.
Not to be confused with Man with a Pipe (Portrait of an American Smoking), 1911, oil on canvas, 92.7 cm × 65.4 cm, Lawrence University (AM-11-014); or La fumeuse (The Smoker), 1912-13, oil on canvas, 91.5 x 65 cm (AM-12-020)
See also, Metzinger monograph, Volume I.