• Impressionist/Modern Works on  auction at Christies

    Sale 2312

    Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper Featuring Property from the Collection of Mrs Sidney F. Brody

    5 May 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 236

    Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966)

    Tête de Diego dans un intérieur

    Price Realised  

    Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966)
    Tête de Diego dans un intérieur
    signed and dated 'Alberto Giacometti 1952' (lower right)
    pen and India ink on paper
    13 x 10 in. (33 x 25.4 cm.)
    Drawn in 1952


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    Provenance

    Roger Montandon, Paris (acquired from the artist).
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, circa 1980.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note this work is included in The Alberto Giacometti Database as no. 1532.

    Please note the correct estimate for this lot is $150,000-200,000.


    Literature

    J. Lord, Dessins d'Alberto Giacometti, Paris, 1971, p. 154, no. 68 (illustrated).
    The Alberto Giacometti Database, no. 1532.


    Exhibited

    Athens, National Gallery, Six sculptors & the Human Figure: Rodin, Bourdelle, Maillol, Brancusi, Giacometti & Moore, June-October 2004.