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

Applique modèle "masque aux serpents", version B

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ALBERTO GIACOMETTI (1901-1966)
Applique modèle "masque aux serpents", version B
stamped with initials and numbered 'AG06' (on the rim)
bronze with dark brown patina
Height: 9 3/8 in. (23.7 cm.)
Width: 9 1/4 in. (23.6 cm.)
Conceived circa 1934
Provenance
Diego Giacometti, Paris.
James Lord, Paris.
Private collection, Switzerland.
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, New York, 6 October 1998, lot 62.
Acquired at the above sale by the late owner.
Literature
F. Francisci, Diego Giacometti: Catalogue de l'œuvre, Paris, 1986, vol. I (another cast illustrated, pl. 35; titled Tête de gorgonne II).
L.D. Sanchez, Jean-Michel Frank, Adolphe Chanaux, Paris, 1997, p. 29 (plaster illustrated in situ in Frank and Chanaux’s workshop).
The Alberto Giacometti Database, no. 4479.
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