14 May 1999
Jean Metzinger (1883-1956)
Violon et flte
signed 'Metzinger' (lower right)
oil on canvas
31.7/8 x 23 in. (81 x 60.3 cm.)
Painted in 1919
Galerie Kleinmann & Cie., Paris.
Galerie Art Vivant, Paris.
Private estate, Chicago (acquired from the above in 1958).
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Paris, Galerie Art Vivant, Un Grand Cubiste Metzinger, May-June 1952, no. 42.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Treasures of Chicago Collectors, April-May 1961.
Bozena Nikiel has kindly confirmed the authenticity of this painting.
A photo-certificate signed by Bozena Nikiel and dated Paris, 28 March 1999 accompanies this painting.
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