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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF JEAN AND THIERRY CURIAL DE BREVANNES

Alberto Giacometti
LAMPE MODÈLE À L'ÉTOILE
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 106,250 USD
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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF JEAN AND THIERRY CURIAL DE BREVANNES

Alberto Giacometti
LAMPE MODÈLE À L'ÉTOILE
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 106,250 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Alberto Giacometti
1901 - 1966
LAMPE MODÈLE À L'ÉTOILE
Bronze
Height: 16 1/4 in.
41.2 cm
Conceived for Jean-Michel Frank circa 1937; this example cast by Diego Giacometti before 1981. 
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The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by the Comité Giacometti and it is recorded in the Alberto Giacometti database as AGD 3717.

Provenance

Diego Giacometti, Paris
Paul & Valerie Leonard, Connecticut (acquired from the above and sold: Los Angeles Modern Auctions, Los Angeles, October 17, 2010, lot 410)
Acquired at the above sale

Literature

Léopold Diego Sanchez, John David Edwards & Jacques Boulay, Jean-Michel Frank, Paris, 1980, illustration of another cast p. 200
Architectural Digest, August 1981 (illustrated on the cover)
Françoise Francisci, Diego Giacometti, Catalogue de l'oeuvre, vol. I, Paris, 1986, illustration of another cast p. 32
Christian Boutonnet & Rafael Ortiz, Diego Giacometti (exhibition catalogue), Galerie L'Arc en Seine, Paris, 2003, illustration of another cast p. 42
Adolphe Chanaux, Jean-Michel Frank, Paris, 1997, illustration of another cast p. 244

Catalogue Note

Paul Leonard was the exclusive personal interior decorator for philanthropists Bunny and Paul Mellon for nearly fifty years and acquired this work directly from Diego Giacometti, the artist's brother.

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