51
51
Giacometti, Alberto and Pablo Picasso
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 1,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
51
Giacometti, Alberto and Pablo Picasso
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 1,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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The White House Years of Robert S. McNamara

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Giacometti, Alberto and Pablo Picasso
Two books, one inscribed by Jacqueline Kennedy, and the other bearing her bookplate.

Alberto Giacometti, with André Parinaud. Alberto Giacometti. Basel: Galerie Beyeler, 1964. 4to (11 1/2 x 9 in.; 295 x 230 mm). Publisher's white cloth, facsimile of Giacometti's signature stamped in gilt on upper cover, pictorial dust-jacket; covers foxed. Loosely laid in is a glossy black-and-white photograph of the artist. Inscribed.

Pablo Picasso (illus.). Luis Miguel Dominguin. Toros y Toreros (trans. Edouard Roditi). New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1961. 14 3/4 x 11 in.; 380 x 280 mm). Pictorial cloth and slipcase; slipcase yellowed and cracked along the top and bottom. Bookplate of Jacqueline Kennedy on flyleaf; paste action affecting bookplate.

 


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Catalogue Note

Two books linking Mrs. Kennedy's love and appreciation of art with that of the McNamaras. The Giacometti monograph is inscribed: "For Margie and Bob | with love | Jackie | Christmas 1966. The McNamaras owned a bronze sculpture by Giacometti entitled "Buste de Diego" which was sold in Sotheby's New York Impressionist and Modern Art Sale, 2 May 2012 (lot 19) for $1,762,500. Toros et Toreros bears Mrs. Kennedy's bookplate on the flyleaf.

The White House Years of Robert S. McNamara

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New York