Jean Metzinger Catalogue Raisonné

Number:AM-15-004 Jean Metzinger

Date: 1915

Title: Nature morte à la guitare et à la pipe

Medium: Charcoal on paper

Dimensions: 25.6 x 21.6 cm

Inscriptions: Signed and dated 1915

Provenance: Acquired from the artist

Private collection, UK

Sotheby’s, London, 17 April 1975, lot 273

Private collection, Toronto

Sotheby’s, New York, 11 February 1987, lot 73

Galerie Kornfeld, Bern, 23-25 June, 1993, lot 579

Private collection, Italy

Galerie Kornfeld, Bern, 17 September 2020, lot 403

Literature: Cubismo nella Scultura, Milano, Electa, 1988 cat. no. 32, reproduced 

Notes: This work is clearly a study for Metzinger’s 1915-16, Still Life with Lamp, MoMA (AM-15-005). The date inscribed has contributed to the dating of the MoMA painting, listed at MoMA as 1916.

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