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    Sale 11794

    Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale

    23 June 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 218

    Diego Giacometti (1902-1985)

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    Diego Giacometti (1902-1985)
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    signed and inscribed 'Diego Epreuve de Jacques Goddet' (on the top of the base); inscribed with the foundry mark 'Susse Fondeur Paris' (on the side of the base)
    bronze with gold patina
    Height: 3 7/8 in. (10 cm.)
    Length: 14 1/8 in. (36 cm.)
    Conceived circa 1960; this version cast under the control of the artist at a later date in an edition of 19 for a cinematic award


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    Provenance

    Jacques Goddet, celebrated sports journalist and director of the Tour de France from 1936-1986, a gift from the artist, and thence by descent.


    Literature

    D. Marchesseau, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 2005, p. 126 (another cast illustrated).