• Impressionist/Modern Day Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 7833

    Impressionist/Modern Day Sale

    3 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 434

    Jean Metzinger (1883-1956)

    Chat et poisson

    Price Realised  

    Jean Metzinger (1883-1956)
    Chat et poisson
    signed 'JMetzinger' (lower right); signed, dated and inscribed 'A Hélène Jules 1950 JMetzinger' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    13 x 9½ in. (33 x 24.1 cm.)
    Painted circa 1950


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    Bozena Nikiel will include this painting in her forthcoming Metzinger catalogue raisonné.

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    Provenance

    Hélène Jules, Paris, a gift from the artist in 1950.
    Anonymous sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 4 December 1995, lot 62.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.