14 May 1999
Diego Giacometti (1902-1985)
Paire de lampes: Les dompteuses
each signed 'Diego' (on the base)
bronze with gold patina
Height: 19 in. (48.9 cm.)
Designed circa 1960 (2)
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F. Francisci, Diego Giacometti, Catalogue de l'oeuvre, Paris, 1968, vol. I, pp. 40-41 (another cast illustrated).
D. Marchesseau, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1986, p. 61 (another cast illustrated).
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