17 November 2016
PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED FRENCH COLLECTION
Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966)
Lampadaire modèle "Feuille"
bronze with green and dark brown patina
Height: 54 3/8 in. (138.2 cm.)
Designed by Alberto Giacometti for Jean-Michel Frank circa 1936; this bronze version cast by Diego Giacometti at a later date
Count Lionel de Tinguy du Pouët, Paris (acquired from Diego Giacometti, circa 1978).
By descent from the above to the present owner, circa 1981.
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M. Butor, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1985, p. 102 (another cast illustrated).
L.D. Sanchez, Jean-Michel Frank, Adolphe Chanaux, Paris, 1997, pp. 45, 162 and 164 (another cast illustrated).
The Alberto Giacometti Database, no. 3644.
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