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Jean Metzinger (1883-1956)
Jean Metzinger (1883-1956)

La sirène

Details
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
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).

Lot Essay

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

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