5 November 2003
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION
Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) and Diego Giacometti (1902-1985)
bronze with green and brown patina, wired for electricity
Height: 59 1/8 in. (150.2 cm.)
Designed by Alberto Giacometti for Jean-Michel Frank circa 1934; this bronze version cast by Diego Giacometti at a later date
Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York (acquired from Diego Giacometti).
Mr. Garber, New York (acquired from the above). Galerie Vallois, Paris (acquired from the above).
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1995.
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L.D. Sanchez, Jean-Michel Frank, Paris, 1980, p. 163 (another cast illustrated).
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