Jean Metzinger Catalogue Raisonné

Number: AM-18-016 Jean Metzinger

Date: 1918 (circa)

Title: Violon et flûte

Medium: Oil on canvas

Dimensions: 81.3 x 60.5 cm

Inscriptions: Signed (lower right)

Provenance: Galerie Kleinman & Cie, Paris

Galerie Art Vivant, Paris 

Private Collection, Chicago (acquired from the above in 1958)

Christie’s, New York, 8 November 1995, lot 179

James Annenberg Levee, Florida

Christie’s, New York, 14 May 1999, lot 687

Sotheby’s, London, 20 June 2018, lot 338

Exhibitions: Galerie Art Vivant, Paris, Jean Metzinger, 40 peinture inédites de 1910 à 1952, 15 May – 15 June 1952, no. 42 (dated 1919)

The Art Institute of Chicago, Treasures of Chicago Collectors, Chicago, 1961 (as dating from 1916)

Notes: Violon et flûte is a rare and important example of Metzinger’s work of this period, and epitomises his concerns of creating works that crystallised multiple facets of vision and form.” (Sotheby’s, 2018)

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