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    Sale 1902

    Impressionist and Modern Works on Paper

    7 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 222

    Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966)

    Tête d'homme

    Price Realised  


    Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966)
    Tête d'homme
    signed 'Alberto Giacometti' (lower right)
    pen and ink on paper laid down on board
    7½ x 5¾ in. (19.1 x 14.6 cm.)

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    The Comité Giacometti has confirmed the authenticity of this work. It will be included in the catalogue raisonné being prepared by the Foundation Alberto and Annette Giacometti.

    This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné being prepared by the Association Alberto and Annette Giacometti and Mary Lisa Palmer.


    James Lord, Paris.
    Richard L. Feigen & Company, Chicago.
    Acquired from the above by the present owners, December 1967.

    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of George L. and Dorothy A. Sturman


    Tuscon Museum of Art, Twentieth Century Works on Paper: The Sturman Collection, November 1986-January 1987.
    The Boca Raton Museum of Art, Selections from the Dorothy A. and George L. Sturman Collection, August 2003-January 2007.