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    Sale 12147

    Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale

    17 November 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1205

    Diego Giacometti (1902-1985)

    L'Autruche

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Diego Giacometti (1902-1985)
    L'Autruche
    stamped with signature and inscribed with monogram 'DIEGO' (on the underside of the belly)
    bronze with green patina
    Height: 19 ¾ in. (50 cm.)
    Conceived circa 1977


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    Provenance

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


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Distinguished French Collection


    Literature

    F. Francisci, Diego Giacometti, Catalogue de l'oeuvre, Paris, 1986, vol. I, p. 115 (another cast illustrated, pl. 20).
    D. Marchesseau, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1986, p. 125 (another cast illustrated in color, p. 124).