Jean Metzinger Catalogue Raisonné
Number: AM-34-005 Jean Metzinger
Title: Nu à la rose (Jeune femme à la rose)
Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 56 x 33 cm
Inscriptions: Signed (lower left)
Provenance: Christie, Manson & Woods, Ltd., 29 November 1988.
Pierre Cornette de Saint-Cyr, Drouot Richelieu, 12 April 1989.
Christie’s, London, 29 November 1998.
Notes: X-ray analysis revealed this painting was executed on top of another painting representing a nude woman.
Several auction catalogues note the date of circa 1925 for this work. 1934 is more realistic considering the model (probably his wife Suzanne) and stylistic considerations.