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Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966)
Property from the Raymond and Patsy Nasher Collection, Sold to Benefit the Nasher Sculpture Center
Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966)

Lampe modèle (tête)

Details
Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966)
Lampe modèle (tête)
signed 'Alberto Giacometti' (on the back of the base)
bronze with brown and green patina; wired for electricity
Height: 19 7/8 in. (50.5 cm.)
Conceived by Alberto Giacometti for Jean-Michel Frank circa 1937; this bronze version cast by Diego Giacometti in 1981
Provenance
Acquired from Diego Giacometti by the late owners, September 1981.
Literature
M. Butor, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1985, p. 59 (other casts
illustrated).
F. Francisci, Diego Giacometti, Catalogue de L'oeuvre, Paris, 1986, vol. I, p. 115 (another cast illustrated, pp. 26-27).
D. Marchesseau, Diego Giacometti, New York, 1986, p. 35 (another cast illustrated).
L.D. Sanchez, Jean-Michel Frank, Adolphe Chanaux, Paris, 1997, pp. 239 and 244 (plaster version illustrated, pp. 238 and 244; titled Lampe en staff, à tête de femme and dated 1936).
P-E. Martin-Vivier, Jean-Michel Frank, L'étrange luxe du rien, Paris, 2006, p. 323 (plaster version illustrated).
The Alberto Giacometti Database, no. 1777.
Sale Room Notice
Please note this work is incluced in The Alberto Giacometti Database under the number 1777.

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