• Impressionist/Modern Day Sale  auction at Christies

    Sale 2313

    Impressionist/Modern Day Sale

    5 May 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 404

    Diego Giacometti (1902-1985)

    L'Harpie, prêtresse du silence

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Diego Giacometti (1902-1985)
    L'Harpie, prêtresse du silence
    stamped with signature 'Diego' (on the back)
    bronze with brown and green patina and patinated stone base
    Height of Harpie: 3¼ in. (8.2 cm.)
    Height of base: 5 in. (12.7 cm.)
    Conceived in 1980 as an homage to Rose Masson; this bronze version cast in 1982


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    Provenance

    Gift from the artist to the present owner, by 1985.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of a Private European