30 April 1999
Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) and Diego Giacometti (1902-1985)
Lampe tte de femme
bronze with brown-green patina
20in. (50.9cm.) high
Conceived in 1937 and executed in 1970.
Acquired directly from Diego Giacometti by the mother of the present owner in the 1970s
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F. Francisci, Diego Giacometti: Catalogue de l'Oeuvre, Paris 1986, vol. I (another cast illustrated p. 27, a detail of another cast illustrated p. 26).
Please note the following additional literature reference for this work: D. Marchesseau, "Diego Giacometti", Paris 1986 (another cast illustrated p. 35).
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