Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) & Diego Giacometti (1902-1985)
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Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966)

Lampadaire tête de femme

Details
Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966)
Lampadaire tête de femme
bronze with brown and green patina
Height: 60 7/8 in. (154.8 cm.)
Conceived in 1933-1934 by Alberto Giacometti for Jean-Michel Frank and cast by Diego Giacometti at a later date
Provenance
Private collection, New York, by whom acquired directly from Diego Giacometti; sale, Christie's, New York, 2 October 1990, lot 182.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Literature
M. Butor, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1985 (another cast illustrated p. 125).
F. Francisci, Diego Giacometti, Catalogue de l'oeuvre, vol. I, Paris, 1986, p. 115 (another cast illustrated, pl. 30).
D. Marchessau, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1986, (another cast illustrated p. 11).
L.D. Sanchez, Jean-Michel Frank, Adolphe Chanaux, Paris, 1997 (other casts illustrated pp. 115 & 250).
P.-E. Martin-Vivier, Jean-Michel Frank, l'étrange luxe du rien, Paris, 2006, p. 143 (another cast illustrated).
The Alberto and Annette Giacometti Foundation database no. 1713.
Special notice

VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 20% on the buyer's premium.
Sale room notice
Please note that the Fondation Giacometti attributes this work solely to Alberto Giacometti and not to Albert & Diego Giacometti as stated in the printed catalogue.
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