ALBERTO GIACOMETTI (1901-1966)
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ALBERTO GIACOMETTI (1901-1966)

AN 'ETOILE' FLOOR LAMP, CONCEIVED CIRCA 1936

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ALBERTO GIACOMETTI (1901-1966)
An 'Etoile' Floor Lamp, conceived circa 1936
bronze with green and brown patina
Height: 58 3/8 in. (148 cm.) (excluding hardware)
indistinctly signed (on one leg)
Provenance
Pierre Matisse, New York.
Pierre-Noël Matisse, Paris (by descent from the above).
By descent from the above to the late owner.
Literature
For other examples of this model:
L. D. Sanchez, Jean-Michel Frank, Paris, 1980, pp. 164 and 204.
M. Butor, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1985, p. 142.
F. Francisci, Diego Giacometti: Catalogue de l'Oeuvre, Paris, 1986, vol. 1, pl. 31.
D. Marchesseau, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1986, p. 11.
P-E. Martin-Vivier, Jean-Michel Frank, L'Etrange Luxe du Rien, Paris, 2006, p. 347.
Special notice

Please note this lot will be moved to Christie’s Fine Art Storage Services (CFASS in Red Hook, Brooklyn) at 5pm on the last day of the sale. Lots may not be collected during the day of their move to Christie’s Fine Art Storage Services. Please consult the Lot Collection Notice for collection information. This sheet is available from the Bidder Registration staff, Purchaser Payments or the Packing Desk and will be sent with your invoice.

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This lot is listed under the number AGD 4046 in the Alberto Giacometti Database.

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