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

Lampadaire, modèle étoile

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Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) & Diego Giacometti (1902-1985)
Lampadaire, modèle étoile
signed 'A.Giacometti' (on one of the legs)
bronze with brown patina
Height: 57 7/8 in. (147 cm.)
Conceived circa 1936 by Alberto Giacometti for Jean-Michel Frank; this bronze version cast at a later date by Diego Giacometti
Provenance
Acquired by the late Ernst Beyeler in Paris in the 1960s.
Literature
L.D. Sanchez, Jean-Michel Frank, Adolphe Chanaux, Paris, 1980 (other casts illustrated pp. 164 & 204).
M. Butor, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1985 (another cast illustrated p. 142).
F. Francisci, Diego Giacometti, Vol. I, Paris, 1986, (another cast illustrated pl. 31).
D. Marchesseau, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1986 (another cast illustrated p. 9).
L.D. Sanchez, Jean-Michel Frank, Adolphe Chanaux, Paris, 1997 (other casts illustrated pp. 170 & 250).
F. Baudot, Diego Giacometti, New York, 2001 (another cast illustrated p. 77).
P.-E. Martin-Vivier, Jean-Michel Frank, l'étrange luxe du rien, Paris, 2006 (another cast illustrated p. 347).
Special notice

VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 20% on the buyer's premium.
Sale room notice
Please note the following additional literature reference for this work:
The Alberto and Annette Giacometti Foundation Database no. 1798.

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