Jean Metzinger Catalogue Raisonné

Number: AM-05-008 Jean Metzinger

Date: 1905

Title: Le Paon (A Peacock)

Medium: Oil on canvas

Dimensions: 61.2 x 46.1 cm

Inscriptions: Signed lower right

Provenance: Sale, Lair-Dubreuil, Drouot, Paris, 13 March 1912, lot 54

Sotheby’s, New York, 12 May 1994, lot 175

Christie’s, New York, 14 May 2019, lot 313

Exhibitions: Galerie Berthe Weill, Paris, 23 November-21 December 1905, no. 50

Salon des Indépendants, Paris, March-April 1906, no. 3481

Notes: Hitherto erroneously listed as painted in 1906, Le Paon is evidently a work of 1905 (perhaps late-1905), since it was exhibited at Berthe Weill’s gallery in the final two months of 1905.

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