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    Sale 12147

    Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale

    17 November 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1202

    Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966)

    Lampadaire modèle "Feuille"

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    Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966)
    Lampadaire modèle "Feuille"
    bronze with green and dark brown patina
    Height: 54 3/8 in. (138.2 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

    Count Lionel de Tinguy du Pouët, Paris (acquired from Diego Giacometti, circa 1978).
    By descent from the above to the present owner, circa 1981.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Distinguished French Collection


    Literature

    M. Butor, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1985, p. 102 (another cast illustrated).
    L.D. Sanchez, Jean-Michel Frank, Adolphe Chanaux, Paris, 1997, pp. 45, 162 and 164 (another cast illustrated).
    The Alberto Giacometti Database, no. 3644.