Fields of Flowers in Bloom, near Caen
On View In:
Gallery 351
Artist:   Jean Metzinger  
Title:   Fields of Flowers in Bloom, near Caen  
Date:   1904  
Medium:   Oil on canvas  
Dimensions:   17 3/8 x 23 1/2 in. (44.13 x 59.69 cm) (sight) 28 x 34 in. (71.12 x 86.36 cm) (outer frame)  
Credit Line:   Gift of Anne Dalrymple Hull  
Location:   Gallery 351  

Recent conservation of this picture was made possible by a generous contribution from an anonymous patron through the Adopt-a-Painting program.

Name:   Metzinger, Jean  
Nationality:   French  
Life Dates:   French, 1883 - 1956  

Object Description  
Inscriptions:   Signature Black stencil, verso of canvas: 12 / P. II; inscribed in pen and black ink on the bottom LLC, in blue: [J. Metzinger]  
Classification:   Paintings  
Physical Description:   pointillist landscape with fields of predominately pink and some yellow flowers, probably Anemones de Caen; purple elements (Caen skyline) at horizon line  
Creation Place:   Europe, France, , ,  
Accession #:   2012.83  
Owner:   The Minneapolis Institute of Arts