Cubist Portrait

Jean Metzinger, French, 1883 - 1956

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1915

Oil on canvas

Overall: 28 3/4 x 21 3/8 in. (73 x 54.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph H. Hazen

P.959.126

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

20th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Nazi-Era Provenance Research

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

Signed and dated, lower right: GM [monogram] / 1915; labels on stretcher: Rose Fried Gallery / 40 East 68 Street / New York 21 N.Y.; signed, on label, on stretcher: Metzinger / 12 Ave. Felix Faune / Paris 8; label: L'Effort Moderne / Leone ROSENBERG / EDITEUR D'ART / 10 Rue du la Baume Paris / No. 5439 / Metzinger / 1916 / Photo No 1543; stamps, on reverse, lower right and lower left.

Course History

ARTH 83, History of Museums and Collecting, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2015

WRIT 5, The Waste Land, Before and After, Melissa Zeiger, Fall 2013

THEA 90, Contemporary Practices in U.S. Theater, Laurie Cherba Kohn, Fall 2013

ARTH 16.2, Picasso: The Vollard Suite, Michael R. Taylor, Fall 2013

ARTH 82, History of Museums and Collecting, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2012

Exhibition History

Cubism and Its Legacy, Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 17-December 20, 2013.

Cubism: From Advanced Art History Seminar to Museum Installation, Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 28, 2004-February 20, 2005.

The Machine in the Garden: Cubist Art from the Hood Collection, Alumni College 1986, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 26-August 24, 1986.

Art From the Ivory Tower: Selections from College and University Collections, Fred L. Emerson Gallery, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, April 9-May 29, 1983, no.22.

The Dartmouth Collection: 19th & 20th Century Paintings, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 17-November 6, 1982.

Cubists, Professor Jacobus, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 6, 1979-August 18, 1981.

20th Century Masters from the Permanent Collection, Barrows Windows, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 3-March 5, 1978.

Cubist Art, Barrows Windows, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 4-March 20, 1977.

Cubism, Professor Wilmerding, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 11-28, 1977.

Cubism and Its Affinities, Strauss and Barrows Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 9-September 5, 1976.

Cubism and Its Influence, Barrows Print Room, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 17-March 30, 1975.

Palmer Lounge, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 1973.

Publication History

Art From the Ivory Tower: Selections from College and University Collections

Provenance

Acquired by Léonce Rosenberg (1879-1947), Paris, date unknown; to Galerie de Le'Effor Moderne, Paris, date unknown; Rose Fried Gallery, New York, date unknown; sold to Lita Annenberg Hazen (1909-1995) and Joseph H. Hazen (1898-1994), New York, date unknown; given to present collection, 1959.

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