Jean Metzinger Catalogue Raisonné
Number: AM-23-001 Jean Metzinger
Date: 1923 (circa)
Title: Portrait de Mlle Phocas
Notes: Dimensions and whereabouts unknown.
The only known image of this painting, representing the artist Suzanne Phocas, several years before she became the wife of Jean Metzinger, is a Metzinger archive photo, reproduced here.
A detailed photograph of the upper half of this work was reproduced in a newspaper article circa 1923, with the caption: “Portrait de Mlle Phocas, par Metzinger”.
Though it still needs to be determined the name of the newspaper and the exact date it was published. A clipping of the article was extracted from the newspaper by an intermediary: Le Lynx, Coupures de Journaux, 44e année.