• Impressionist/Modern Day Sale  auction at Christies

    Sale 2313

    Impressionist/Modern Day Sale

    5 May 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 412

    Diego Giacometti (1902-1985)

    L'Autruche

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Diego Giacometti (1902-1985)
    L'Autruche
    stamped with signature 'DIEGO' and stamped with monogram 'DG' (on the tail)
    bronze with brown patina and ostrich egg painted by the artist
    Height: 19¾ in. (50.2 cm.)
    Designed circa 1977


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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

    F. Francisci, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1986, vol. I, p. 115 (another cast illustrated).
    D. Marchesseu, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1986, p. 124 (another cast illustrated).