Jean Metzinger Catalogue Raisonné

Number: AM-17-021 Jean Metzinger

Date: 1917 (Nov.)

Title: Table by a window

Medium: Oil on canvas

Dimensions: 81.3 x 65.4 cm

Collection: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Inscriptions: Signed and dated 11-17 (lower right)

Provenance: Léonce Rosenberg, Galerie L’Effort Moderne, Paris (probably by 1918)

Galerie Fricker, Paris (until 1957)

Joseph H. Hazen, New York (acquired at the above in 1957)

New Gallery, New York (acquired from Hazen in 1959)

Metropolitan Museum of Art (acquired from New Gallery in 1959)

Exhibitions: “French Painting Today – Peintres vivants de l’École de Paris”, A Loan Exhibition arranged between the French and Australian Governments for showing in Hobart (Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery); Sydney (Art Gallery of New South Wales); Brisbane (Queensland Art Gallery); Melbourne (National Gallery of Victoria); Adelaide (Art Gallery of South Australia); and Perth (Art Gallery of Western Australia), Australia, January – September 1953.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art. “The Cubist Epoch,” 15 December 1970 – 21 February 1971, no. 215 (as “Still Life”).

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. “The Cubist Epoch,” 9 April – 7 June 1971, no. 215.

Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, University of Texas at Austin. “Jean Metzinger in Retrospect,” 10 November – 22 December 1985, no. 89.

David and Alfred Smart Gallery, University of Chicago. “Jean Metzinger in Retrospect,” 23 January – 9 March 1986, no. 89.

Pittsburgh. Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute. “Jean Metzinger in Retrospect,” 29 March – 25 May 1986, no. 89.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. “Painters in Paris: 1895–1950,” 8 March – 31 December 2000, extended to January 14, 2001, unnumbered cat. (p. 39).

Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art. “Picasso and the School of Paris: Paintings from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York,” 14 September – 24 November 2002, no. 24.

Tokyo. Bunkamura Museum of Art. “Picasso and the School of Paris: Paintings from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York,” 7 December 2002 – 9 March 2003, no. 24.

Roslyn Harbor, N. Y. Nassau County Museum of Art. “Picasso and the School of Paris,” 19 November 2006 – 4 February 2007, unnumbered cat. (p. 7).

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. “Masterpieces of French Art Deco,” 4 August 2009 – 23 January 2011, no catalogue.

Literature: Layman’s Guide to French Art Exhibition, The Sun, Sydney, Australia, 1 March 1953, p. 40, reproduced.

Carlton Lake and Robert Maillard, ed. Dictionary of Modern Painting, New York, 1956, repr. p. 185, call it “Strepr. Life”.

Charles Sterling and Margaretta M. Salinger, French Paintings: A Catalogue of the Collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Vol. 3, XIX–XX Centuries, New York, 1967, pp. 238–39, repr., titled “Still Life”.

Enrico d’Anna. Tabacco storia arte. Rome, 1983, repr. p. 251 (color).

Joann Moser, Daniel Robbins, Jean Metzinger in Retrospect, University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, 1985, p. 45, no. 89, repr. p. 73.

William S. Lieberman, “Les Peintres de Paris à New York,” Connaissance des arts no. 578 (December 2000), p. 130.

William S. Lieberman in Picasso and the School of Paris: Paintings from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Exh. cat., Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Tokyo, 2002, pp. 57, 91, 167, no. 24, repr. p. 69 (color).

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