17 November 2016,
Price realised USD 21,250
USD 15,000 - USD 20,000
Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966)
Tête de Yanaihara de profil
blue ballpoint pen on newsprint laid down on card
4 5/8 x 5 1/8 in. (12 x 13 cm.)
Drawn circa 1960
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Albert Loeb and Krugier Gallery, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, February 1967.
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF EDWIN AND LOLA JAFFE
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