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Jean Metzinger

Pichet, fruits et tire-bouchon, 1950-1956

Oil on canvas
23 3/5 × 28 7/10 in
60 × 73 cm
This is a unique work.
€100,000 - 150,000
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Signed lower left: J Metzinger
Jean Metzinger
French, 1883–1956
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An important figure in Cubism, Jean Metzinger participated in the first exhibition of Cubist works at the Salon des Indépendents in 1911, alongside Albert Gleizes, Fernand Léger, and Robert Delaunay. A few years earlier, Guillaume Apollinaire had introduced Metzinger to the founders of Cubism, Georges Braque and Pablo Picasso, who both had a significant impact on his work. In 1912 he collaborated with Gleizes to write Du Cubisme, which proposed a theoretical foundation for Cubism. The artist was also a founding member of the Puteaux Group, a cohort of painters, sculptors, and critics who came to prominence following their controversial 1911 exhibition.

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Signed lower left: J Metzinger
Jean Metzinger
French, 1883–1956
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An important figure in Cubism, Jean Metzinger participated in the first exhibition of Cubist works at the Salon des Indépendents in 1911, alongside Albert Gleizes, Fernand Léger, and Robert Delaunay. A few years earlier, Guillaume Apollinaire had introduced Metzinger to the founders of Cubism, Georges Braque and Pablo Picasso, who both had a significant impact on his work. In 1912 he collaborated with Gleizes to write Du Cubisme, which proposed a theoretical foundation for Cubism. The artist was also a founding member of the Puteaux Group, a cohort of painters, sculptors, and critics who came to prominence following their controversial 1911 exhibition.

Jean Metzinger

Pichet, fruits et tire-bouchon, 1950-1956

Oil on canvas
23 3/5 × 28 7/10 in
60 × 73 cm
This is a unique work.
€100,000 - 150,000
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