• Impressionist/Modern Day Sale  auction at Christies

    Sale 2313

    Impressionist/Modern Day Sale

    5 May 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 366

    Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966)

    Lampadaire à la feuille

    Price Realised  

    Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966)
    Lampadaire à la feuille
    bronze with gold patina
    Height: 57¾ in. (146.7 cm.)
    Designed by Alberto Giacometti for Jean-Michel Frank circa 1936; this bronze version cast by Diego Giacometti at a later date


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    Provenance

    Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, before 1974.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note this work is included in The Alberto Giacometti Database as no. 1534.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of Mrs. Nelson A. Rockefeller


    Literature

    M. Butor, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1985, p. 102 (another cast illustrated).
    L.D. Sanchez, Jean Michel Frank, Adolphe Chanaux, Paris, 1997, p. 242.
    The Alberto Giacometti Database, no. 1534.