Lot 351
  • 351

Alberto Giacometti

Estimate
60,000 - 80,000 GBP
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Description

  • Alberto Giacometti
  • Lampadaire √† l'√©toile
  • inscribed Giacometti and numbered 012 on the foot
  • bronze
  • height: 148 cm,. 58 1/2 in.

Provenance

Walter Haas, Zurich
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1995

Literature

Léopold Diego Sanchez, John David Edwards & Jacques Boulay, Jean-Michel Frank, Adolphe Chanaux, Paris, 1980, illustrations of another cast pp. 164 & 204
Michel Butor, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1985, illustration of another cast p. 142
Françoise Francisci, Diego Giacometti, Catalogue de l'œuvre, Paris, 1986, vol. I, illustration of another cast pl. 31
Daniel Marchesseau, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1986, colour illustration of another cast p. 11
Léopold Diego Sanchez, Jean-Michel Frank, Adolphe Chanaux, Paris, 1997, illustrations of other casts pp. 170 & 250
François Baudot, Diego Giacometti, New York, 2001, colour illustrations of another cast pp. 43 & 77
Christian Boutonnet & Rafael Ortiz, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 2003, colour illustration of another cast p. 38

Condition

Attractive varied green patina. There are some light, very minor scratches in places, consistent with age and handling. This work is in overall very good condition.
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