Jean Metzinger Catalogue Raisonné
Number: AM-19-014 Jean Metzinger
Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 53.7 x 73 cm
Inscriptions: Signed (lower left)
Provenance: Léonce Rosenberg, Galerie de l’Effort Moderne, Paris.
Dr. Henry Roland, London (by whom acquired in October 1949, and thence by descent.
Sotheby’s, London, 1 April 1987, lot 182.
Private collection (acquired at the above sale).
Christie’s, London, 28 February 2018, lot 448.
Exhibitions: York, City Art Gallery, Collection of Works by English and Foreign Modern Artists, March 1950; this exhibition later travelled to Newcastle, Hatton Gallery, April-May 1950; Leicester, Museum and Art Gallery, June-July 1950; Brighton, Art Gallery, September 1950.
London, Hampstead Artists’ Council, Modern Painting and Sculpture of the British and Continental Schools, January – February 1952, no. 27 (dated ‘circa 1915′).
Southampton, Art Gallery and Bournemouth College of Arts, Modern Painting and Sculpture of the British and Continental Schools, November – December 1952, no. 22.
Manchester, City Art Gallery, Heinz Roland Collection, June – August 1962, no. 66, p. 13; this exhibition later travelled to Leeds, City Art Gallery, August-October 1962.
Farnham, Wilmer House Museum, Exhibition of paintings from private Collections, 1963, no. 19.
Guildford, Festival, 32 Paintings and Drawings from the Roland Collection, May – June 1973, no. 16.
Bremen, Kunsthalle, Die Stadt: Bild, Gestalt, Vision, November 1973 – January 1974, no. 42.
Birmingham, City Museum and Art Gallery, Forty Pictures from the Roland Collection, April 1974, no. 22; this exhibition later travelled to Farnham, West Surrey College of Art and Design, November – December 1975, no. 32.
Folkestone, Arts Center, Roland Collection, March – May 1975, no. 44. London, Camden Arts Centre, The Roland Collection, September – October 1976, no. 74.
Edinburgh, Scottish Arts Council, Eighty Works from the Roland Collection, November – December 1976, no. 20, p. 4; this exhibition later travelled to Rye, Art Gallery, 1977, no. 23; Portsmouth, City Museum and Art Gallery, 1977, no. 24; Rochdale, Art Gallery, July 1978.
London, Courtauld Institute, Works from the Roland Collection, 1979, no. 25, p. 24 (illustrated p. 36); this exhibition later travelled to Norwich, Sainsbury Center for visual Arts, 1979; York, City Art Gallery, 1979; Oxford, Ashmolean Museum, 1979; Milton, Keynes Central, 1979; Plymouth, City Museum and Art Gallery, 1979.
Jarrow, Bede Gallery, 60 Works from the Roland Collection, 1980-1981, April – May 1980, no. 27, p. 9; this exhibition later travelled to Newcastle, Polytechnic Art Gallery; Bury St. Edmund’s, Art Gallery; Guildford, University of Surrey; London, University of London Arts Centre.
Harlow, Playhouse Gallery, Roland Collection, October – November 1981.
Reading, University Art Gallery, Roland Collection, June 1984, no. 15.
Edinburgh, Scottish National Gallery and Modern Art, One Man’s Choice, 1985, no. 53, p. 14, reproduced.
Literature: Waldemar George, Jean Metzinger, L’Esprit Nouveau, No 15, February 1922, pp. 1781-89, reproduced.
Joann Moser, Daniel Robbins, Jean Metzinger in Retrospect, The University of Iowa Museum of Art, 1985, catalogue no. 161, p. 99, reproduced.