Le Samovar

Jean Metzinger Catalogue Raisonné

Number: AM-25-012 Jean Metzinger

Date: 1925

Title: Le Samovar (Nature morte)

Medium: Oil on canvas

Dimensions: 80.7 x 60 cm

Collection: Detroit Institute of Arts

Inscriptions: Signed and dated 1925 (lower right)

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

Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, 11 May 1955, lot 94

Mr. and Mrs. Isadore Levin (from 1957)

Gift from the above to the Detroit Institute of Arts

Exhibitions: Jean Metzinger in Retrospect, The University of Iowa Museum of Art, 31 August – 13 October 1985; The Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, University of Texas, Austin, 10 November – 22 December 1985; The David and Alfred Smart Gallery, University of Chicago, 23 January – 9 March 1986; Carnegie Institute, Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA, 29 March – 25 May 1986, catalogue no. 204, pp. 112, 113, reproduced

Literature: Bulletin de L’Effort Moderne, June 1925, No. 16, reproduced (titled Le Samovar).

Elseviers Geïllustreerd Maandschrift. Jaargang 40 (Year 40), Amsterdam 1930, reproduced.

Connaisance des Arts, 15 August 1955, p. 58.

Connaisance des Arts, 15 January 1956, no. 47.

Cubism in Retrospect. Exh. cat., Denver Art Museum, Denver, 1959, no. 26, reproduced.

Bulletin of the DIA 42, 1, 1962, pp. 15, 17, reproduced.

Things: Still Life Paintings from the 17th to the 20th Century. Exh. cat., Willistead Art Gallery of Windsor. Windsor, Ontario, 1969, no. 30.

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