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Artist:
Jean Hélion (French, Couterne 1904–1987 Paris)
Date:
1948
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
45 × 58 in. (114.3 × 147.3 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of The Joseph Cantor Foundation, 1982
Accession Number:
1982.148.2
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and dated (lower left): H. 48; signed and dated (verso): Hélion/ Janv. Féb 48
the artist; [Galerie Karl Flinker, Paris]; Joseph Cantor Foundation, Indianapolis (until 1982)

New York. Gallery of Modern Art. "Paintings by Jean Hélion, 1928–1964," November 3–December 27, 1964, no. 26.

Yokohama Museum of Art. "Treasures from The Metropolitan Museum of Art: French Art from the Middle Ages to the Twentieth Century," March 25–June 4, 1989, no. 171.

IVAM, Centre Julio Gonzalez, Valencia. "Jean Hélion," March 27–May 31, 1990, no. 24 (as "Scène journalière [Escena de diario] [Newspaper Scene]").

Tate Gallery Liverpool. "Jean Hélion," August 24–October 21, 1990, no. 24.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Painters in Paris: 1895–1950," March 8–December 31, 2000, extended to January 14, 2001, unnumbered cat. (ill. p. 115).

Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art. "Picasso and the School of Paris: Paintings from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York," September 14–November 24, 2002, no. 71.

Tokyo. Bunkamura Museum of Art. "Picasso and the School of Paris: Paintings from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York," December 7, 2002–March 9, 2003, no. 71.

Lisa M. Messinger. "Twentieth Century Art." The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Notable Acquisitions, 1982–1983. New York, 1983, p. 62, ill., as "La Scène journalière".

Armin Zweite, ed. Jean Hélion. Abstraktion und Mythen des Alltags: Bilder, Zeichnungen, Gouachen, 1925–1983. Exh. cat., Stadtische Galerie und Lenbach Galerie, Munich. Munich, 1984, p. 242, ill.



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