Jean Metzinger Catalogue Raisonné

Number: AM-27-008 Jean Metzinger

Date: 1927

Title: L’Ecuyère

Medium: Oil on canvas

Dimensions: 88.9 x 129.5 cm

Inscriptions: Signed (lower right)

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

Edgardo Acosta, Los Angeles

Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., New York, 25 May 1976, lot 63

Christie’s, New York, 16 November 1988, lot 303 (reproduced on the catalogue cover)

Literature: Bulletin de L’Effort Moderne, March 1927, No. 33, reproduced (titled L’écuyère)

Bendien, J., Richtingen in de Hedendaagsche Schilderkunst, W.L. & J. Brusse, 1935, reproduced.

Notes: A study of this painting can be found at the Musée national d’art moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris, dated 1927, titled L’Ecuyère (Le cirque), graphite and watercolor on paper, 16 x 19 cm. See Joann Moser, Daniel Robbins, Jean Metzinger in Retrospect, The University of Iowa Museum of Art, 1985, no. 224, p. 118, reproduced.

An oil painting of the same subject titled L’Écuyère (oil on canvas, 37.8 x 51.4 cm) was auctioned at Sotheby’s, Paris, 7 December 2016, lot 65.

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