Le goûter

Jean Metzinger Catalogue Raisonné

Number: AM-23-007 Jean Metzinger

Date: 1923 (September)

Title: Le goûter (Jeune femme assise tenant un bol)

Medium: Oil on canvas

Dimensions: 63.5 x 45.7 cm

Inscriptions: Dated and signed 9-23 (lower left)

Provenance: Léonce Rosenberg, Galerie l’Effort Moderne, Paris.

Albert Rothbart, New York

The Anderson Galleries, The Modern Art Collection of Albert Rothbart, New York, 17 March 1926, lot 22 (titled Siesta), p. 9, reproduced.

Literature: Bulletin de L’Effort Moderne, January 1924, No. 1, reproduced (titled Le goûter)

Joann Moser, Daniel Robbins, Jean Metzinger in Retrospect, The University of Iowa Museum of Art, 1985, no. 182, p. 106, reproduced.

Notes: “Young girl in burnt-orange frock takes tea in the garden. Border of nasturtiums at right, wooded landscape beyond. The whole pervaded by a dream-like atmosphere. A still life of book and lemon on table at left contains delicate surprise.” (The Anderson Galleries, 17 March 1926).

Whereabouts unknown.

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