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    Sale 1901

    Impressionist And Modern Art Day Sale

    7 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 416

    Jean Metzinger (1883-1956)

    La sirène

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Jean Metzinger (1883-1956)
    La sirène
    signed 'Metzinger' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    39½ x 29 in. (100.3 x 73.7 cm.)
    Painted in 1928


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

    Provenance

    Galerie l'Effort Moderne (Léonce Rosenberg), Paris.
    Marcel Zerbib, Paris.
    Kramer collection, The Hague.
    Will Hoogstrate, Amsterdam (1964).
    Galerie d'Eendt, Amsterdam.
    Private collection, Switzerland.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Exhibited

    Paris, Galerie l'Effort Moderne (Léonce Rosenberg), 1929.
    Locarno, Galleria Faviana, Metzinger, October-November 1964.
    Iowa City, University of Iowa Museum of Art; Austin, Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, University of Texas; Chicago, David and Alfred Smart Gallery, University of Chicago and Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute, Jean Metzinger in Retrospect, August 1985-May 1986 (titled Composition).