10 May 2001
Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) and Diego Giacometti (1902-1985)
Lampe tête de femme
signed 'Alberto Giacometti' (on the base)
bronze with green and brown patina
Height: 20 1/8 in. (51 cm.)
Designed by Alberto Giacometti circa 1937 for Jean-Michel Frank; this bronze version cast circa 1960 by Diego Giacometti
Acquired from Diego Giacometti by the present owner, circa 1970.
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F. Francisci, Diego Giacometti, Catalogue de l'oeuvre, Paris, 1986, vol. I, pp. 26-27 (another cast illustrated).
D. Marchesseau, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1986, pp. 11 and 35 (another cast illustrated).
Please note this work is signed 'Alberto Giacometti' (on the base).
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