Jean Metzinger Catalogue Raisonné
Number: AM-21-002 Jean Metzinger
Date: 1921 (April)
Title: L’usine rouge
Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 91.8 x 64.5 cm
Inscriptions: Signed (lower right)
Provenance: Léonce Rosenberg, Galerie l’Effort Moderne, Paris.
Palais Galliera, Paris, 19 June 1974, lot 178.
Galerie Beyeler, Basel, 1976.
Galeria Multitud, Madrid.
Private collection (acquired from the above by 1977).
Christie’s New York, 6 November 2008, lot 279
Notes: Daniel Robbins noted that Metzinger’s landscapes dating from 1921 “attain a sense of balance, harmony, and even mystery that deserves recognition as an important achievement in Metzinger’s development” (D. Robbins, Jean Metzinger in Retrospect, 1985, p. 46)