5 November 2003
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION
Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) and Diego Giacometti (1902-1985)
Lampadaire à l'étoile
bronze with brown and green patina, wired for electricity
Height: 60¼ in. (153 cm.)
Designed by Alberto Giacometti for Jean-Michel Frank circa 1936; this bronze version cast by Diego Giacometti circa 1960
Mme Seligman, Paris (acquired from Diego Giacometti, circa 1960).
M. Marcaté, Paris (acquired from the above, 1990).
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. 204 (another cast illustrated).
D. Marchesseau, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1986, p. 11 (another cast illustrated).
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