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    Sale 2165

    Impressionist and Modern Day Sale

    7 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 299

    Diego Giacometti (1902-1985)

    Table feuille aux oiseaux et grenouilles

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Diego Giacometti (1902-1985)
    Table feuille aux oiseaux et grenouilles
    stamped with signature and monogram 'DIEGO DG' (on the crossbar)
    bronze with green and brown patina
    Height: 18 5/8 in. (47.3 cm.)
    Width: 22 7/8 in. (58.1 cm.)
    Length: 22 7/8 in. (58.1 cm.)
    Conceived circa 1980


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    Provenance

    Irène Berchem (acquired from the artist, 1982).
    Anon. (acquired from the above); sale, Christie's, London, 8 February 2005, lot 368.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Literature

    F. Francisci, Diego Giacometti, Catalogue de l'oeuvre, Paris, 1986, vol. I, p. 116 (another cast illustrated, p. 91).
    D. Marchesseau, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1986, p. 146 (another cast illustrated in color, p. 147).
    F. Baudot, Diego Giacometti, New York, 2001, p. 79 (another cast illustrated; another cast illustrated again in color).
    D. Marchesseau, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 2005, p. 146 (another cast illustrated in color, p. 147).