10 November 1999
Diego Giacometti (1902-1985)
Couple de crapauds
each stamped with monogram 'DG' (on the base)
bronze with green patina and stone bases
Height of each: 1.1/8 in. (3 cm.)
Height including base: 4.5/8 in. (11.8 cm.) and 4.7/8 in. (12.3 cm.)
Acquired from the artist by the present owner, 1979.
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D. Marchesseau, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1986, pp. 85, 98, 131, 138, 141, 146-147, 159 (other casts illustrated decorating furniture).
Diego Giacometti designed the bases for these sculptures.
Two bronzes in one lot (2).
The correct cataloguing for this work is listed under lot 688.
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