5 May 2004
Diego Giacometti (1902-1985)
signed with monogram 'DG' (on the top of the base)
bronze with brown patina
Height: 3¼ in. (8.3 cm.)
Length: 5½ in. (14 cm.)
Anon. (acquired from the artist, 1981); sale, Christie's, New York, 10 November 1999, lot 692.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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