• Impressionist/Modern Day Sale  auction at Christies

    Sale 2313

    Impressionist/Modern Day Sale

    5 May 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 402

    Diego Giacometti (1902-1985)

    Chat maître d'hôtel

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Diego Giacometti (1902-1985)
    Chat maître d'hôtel
    signed 'Diego' (on the top of the base)
    bronze with brown patina
    Height: 11¾ in. (29.7 cm.)
    Designed circa 1967


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    Provenance

    Acquired from the artist by the present owner, by 1985.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of a Private European


    Literature

    M. Butor, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1985, pp. 121, 133 and 149 (other casts illustrated).
    F. Francisci, Diego Giacometti, Catalogue de l'oeuvre, Paris, 1986, vol. 1, p. 115 (another cast illustrated, pl. 19).
    D. Marchesseau, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1986, p. 120 (other casts illustrated, pp. 121 and 193; in color on the back cover).