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    Sale 7737

    Impressionist/Modern Day Sale (immediately following Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper)

    24 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 325

    Diego Giacometti (1902-1985)

    Le chat maître d'hôtel, version avec plateau creux

    Price Realised  

    Diego Giacometti (1902-1985)
    Le chat maître d'hôtel, version avec plateau creux
    bronze
    Height: 11 7/8 in. (30 cm.)
    Conceived in 1967


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    Provenance

    Marisa del Re Gallery, Inc., New York.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner on 15 May 1986.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this work is stamped with the signature 'Diego' on the top of the base.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTOR


    Literature

    F. Francisci, Diego Giacometti, Catalogue de l'oeuvre, vol. I, Paris, 1986, p. 19 (another cast illustrated).
    D. Marchesseau, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1986, p. 121 (another cast illustrated).
    F. Baudot, Diego Giacometti, New York, 2001 (illustrated).