Jean Metzinger Catalogue Raisonné

Number: AM-13-015 Jean Metzinger

Date: 1913-14

Title: Tête cubiste

Medium: Oil and sand on cardboard

Dimensions: 26.9 x 22 cm

Inscriptions: Signed (lower right)

Provenance: André Level, Paris

Private collection, Paris (by descent)

Christie’s, Paris, 22 March 2018, lot 9

Notes: Christie’s writes in their lot notes: Tête cubiste quite clearly embodies the dynamism and aims of the Cubist movement. Like Gris, Metzinger succeeds in this work in avoiding the complexity of some of his Cubist colleagues, through his clear vision and employing a colorful palette, thus rendering the work dynamic yet the subject still recognizable.

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