Jean Metzinger Catalogue Raisonné
Number: AM-12-023 Jean Metzinger
Title: Paysage (Landscape)
Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 91.7 x 73cm
Collection: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum New York
Inscriptions: Signed (lower right)
Provenance: Purchased from Carroll Galleries, New York by John Quinn (1870-1924), by 1920
Purchased from the Quinn Collection by J. B. Neumann, New York, 1927 (Sale, American Art Galleries, New York, The Renowned Collection of Modern and Ultra-Modern Art formed by the late John Quinn, February 9-12, 1927, no. 509A)
Purchased from the J. B. Neumann Collection (Sale, Plaza Art Galleries, Inc., New York, A Selection of Modern Art… from J. B. Neumann and others, May 8, 1940, no. 60, reproduced
Exhibitions: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Museum of Art, Abstract Painting—1910, 11 May – 19 June 1935 (no catalogue)
New York, Rains Auction Rooms, Inc., Modern Paintings… from the Collection of J. B. Neumann, 19 – 24 January 1936, no. 65 (not sold)
New York, SRGM 78 (dated 1914?); Philadelphia, SRGM 134-T, New York, SRGM 144
Literature: The John Quinn Collection of Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings and Sculpture, New York, 1926, p. 11 (Landscape, 28 x 36 in.).
Guggenheim Museum Collection Paintings, 1880-1945, June 1976 by Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, Vol. II, Celebration Edition, no. 181, pp. 512-513, reproduced.
Notes: A label on the reverse reads: “Pennsylvania Museum of Art, Fairmount, Metzinger, Paysage, lent Neumann.” The records of the Philadelphia Museum contain a typed list of works included and their lenders. This painting is listed as “Paysage. J.B. Neumann.”
For further information on the discrepancy between the Guggenheim date of ca. 1913-1914 and the date listed here, 1912-13, see the Metzinger monograph, Volume I.