Jean Metzinger Catalogue Raisonné
Number: AM-11-014 Jean Metzinger
Title: Man with a Pipe (Portrait of an American Smoking)
Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 92.7 × 65.4 cm
Collection: Lawrence University (lost)
Inscriptions: Signed (lower right)
Exhibitions: Possibly, Galerie Berthe Weill, Exposition de Peintures et Dessins, Paris, 17 January – 1 February 1913, no. 17, titled L’Americain
Exhibition of “Cubist” and “Futurist” Pictures, Gimbel Brothers, Milwaukee, 1913, forming part of a show in 1913 that traveled to several U.S. cities: Milwaukee, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, New York, and Philadelphia
Literature: Exhibition of “Cubist” and “Futurist” Pictures, Gimbel Brothers, Milwaukee, 1913, reproduced on the catalogue cover.
Public Ledger, Philadelphia, Sunday, 10 August 1913 (reproduced)
Snapshot, April 1956, p. 3 (reproduced)
Sök bland svenska dagstidningar, Hudiksvalls-Tidningen 27 April 1957 (reproduced)
The Dispatch, 1 September 1985, p. 66 (reproduced)
The Cedar Rapids Gazette, Friday 30 August 1985, p. 13 (reproduced)
The Des Moines Register, 8 September 1985, p. 23 (reproduced)
Jean Metzinger in Retrospect, The University of Iowa Museum of Art, 1985, no. 43, reproduced p. 54.
Notes: Status: Missing. The painting has been missing from Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin, having disappeared in transit while on loan between 27 July and 2 August 1998.
For further information on this painting consult the Wikipedia article titled Man with a Pipe, and references therein, written and published by Alexander Mittelmann (aka Coldcreation) 24 July 2013, and the Metzinger monograph, Volume I.