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Modern and Contemporary Art
Artist: Jean Metzinger, French, 1883–1956

The Port

1920

Oil on canvas

81.1 × 54.1 cm (31 15/16 × 21 5/16 in.)
framed: 84.6 × 57.3 × 4.4 cm (33 5/16 × 22 9/16 × 1 3/4 in.)
Gift of Collection Société Anonyme
1941.565
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
French
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

Leone Rosenberg, to 1922; Katharine S. Drier; Collection Société Anonyme, to 1941; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Ruth L. Bohan et al., The Société Anonyme: Modernism for America, ed. Jennifer Gross, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2006), 179, ill.

Robert L. Herbert, Eleanor S. Apter, and Elise K. Kenney, The Société Anonyme and the Dreier Bequest at Yale University: A Catalogue Raisonné (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1984), 454, no. 461, ill.

Collection of the Société Anonyme: Museum of Modern Art 1920 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1950), 99-100, ill.

George Heard Hamilton, “The Exhibition of the Collection of the Societe Anonyme: The Museum of Modern Art, 1920,” Bulletin of the Associates in Fine Arts at Yale University 10, no. 3 (December 1941): 3.

Francoise Forster-Hahn, French and School of Paris Paintings in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1968), 17–18.

Waldemar George, “Jean Metzinger,” Bulletin de l’Esprit Nouveau 2 (February 1922): 1781–89.

Edward F. Fry, Cubism (New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1966).

Albert Gleizes and Jean Metzinger, Du Cubisme (Paris: Eugene Figuière et Cie, 1912).

John Golding, Cubism: A History and an Analysis, 1907–1914 (London: Faber, 1968).

Jean Metzinger, Le Cubisme était né (Paris: Editions Presence, 1972).

Georges Turpin, Jean Metzinger, Oeuvres Recentes et Anciennes, exh. cat. (Paris: Galerie Hessel, 1943).

S. E. Johnson, Metzinger: Pre-Cubist and Cubist Works, 1900–1930, exh. cat. (Chicago: Chicago International Galeries, 1964), Comp. cit.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.