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    Sale 1995

    Impressionist And Modern Art Day Sale

    7 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 386

    Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966)

    Lampadaire, modèle (figure)

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    Estimate

    Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966)
    Lampadaire, modèle (figure)
    bronze with brown patina
    Height: 61 in. (155 cm.)
    Designed by Alberto Giacometti for Jean-Michel Frank circa 1933-1934; this bronze version cast at a later date by Diego Giacometti


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    Provenance

    Anon. (acquired from Diego Giacometti, circa 1970); sale, Christie's, New York, 20 November 1986, lot 278.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Literature

    L.D. Sanchez, Jean-Michel Frank, Paris, 1980, p. 204 (another cast illustrated; titled Lampadaire en bronze orné d'un buste de femme aux épaules relevées).
    F. Francisci, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1986, vol. I, p. 115 (another cast illustrated, pl. 30; titled Lampadaire tête de femme).
    D. Marchesseau, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1986, p. 11 (another cast illustrated in color).
    A. Chanaux, Jean-Michel Frank, Paris, 1997, pp. 115 and 250 (other casts illustrated; titled Lampadaire tête de femme).
    C. Boutonnet and R. Ortiz, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 2003, p. 35 (another cast illustrated in color, p. 34; titled Lampadaire, tête de femme).
    The Alberto and Annette Giacometti Database, no. 788.