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Circus Equestrienne

Artist:
Jean Metzinger (French, Nantes 1883–1956 Paris)
Date:
1924
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
63 7/8 x 45 in. (162.2 x 114.3 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of Nanette B. Kelekian, 2001
Accession Number:
2001.556
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and dated (lower right): 24 / Metzinger
[Léonce Rosenberg (Galerie "L'Effort Moderne"), Paris, sold to Kelekian]; Dikran G. Kelekian, New York (by 1935–d. 1951); his granddaughter, Nanette B. Kelekian, New York (until 2001; her gift to MMA)

Paris. Galerie de l'Effort Moderne. "Jean Metzinger," April 16–May 10, 1927 [possibly this picture].

Paris. Galerie des Beaux-Arts. "Les Créateurs du Cubisme," March–April 1935, no. 140 (as "L'écuyère," lent by M. Dikran Kelekian).

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. 50.

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. 50.

Bulletin de "L'Effort Moderne" no. 8 (October 1924), ill. n. p., as "L'Écuyère".

William S. Lieberman in Picasso and the School of Paris: Paintings from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Exh. cat., Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art. [Tokyo], 2002, pp. 91, 167, no. 50, ill. p. 108 (color).



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