Jean Metzinger Catalogue Raisonné

Number: AM-11-020 Jean Metzinger

Date: 1911-12

Title: Le port (The Harbor, Marine en largeur)

Inscriptions: Signed (lower right)

Provenance: Léonie Ricou

Galerie de l’Effort Moderne (Léonce Rosenberg), Paris

Exhibitions: Salon des Indépendants, Paris, 1912 (titled Peinture)

Salon de La Section d’Or, Galerie La Boétie, October 1912, Paris, no. 117 (titled Marine, collection Mme L. Ricou). 

Literature: Comœdia, 20 March 1912, reproduced front page

Jean Metzinger and Albert Gleizes, Du “Cubisme”, Eugène Figuière Editeurs, 1912, reproduced 

Guillaume Apollinaire, The Cubist Painters, Aesthetic Meditations (Les Peintres cubistes, Méditations Esthétiques), Eugène Figuière Editeurs, 1913, reproduced (collection Mme L. Ricou)

Estudio Psicológico del Cubismo y Expresionismo, v. 22, no. 2, June 1922, p. 16, reproduced

Gleizes, Metzinger, du Cubisme et après, L’Adresse, Musée de la Poste, Paris, 9 May – 22 September 2012; and Musée de Lodève, 22 June – 3 November 2013, Fig. 3, p. 32, reproduced

Notes: More information on this painting is available at the Wikipedia article titled Le Port (painting), written and published by Alexander Mittelmann (aka Coldcreation) 27 July 2013, and the Metzinger monograph, Volume I.

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