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Diego Giacometti
PAIR OF TÊTES DE LIONNES ARMCHAIRS, SECOND VERSION, CIRCA 1980
Estimate
200,000300,000
LOT SOLD. 559,500 EUR
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Diego Giacometti
PAIR OF TÊTES DE LIONNES ARMCHAIRS, SECOND VERSION, CIRCA 1980
Estimate
200,000300,000
LOT SOLD. 559,500 EUR
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Details & Cataloguing

Diego Giacometti

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Paris

Diego Giacometti
PAIR OF TÊTES DE LIONNES ARMCHAIRS, SECOND VERSION, CIRCA 1980
bronze, metal and leather
82,5 x 52 x 54 cm ; 32  1/2  x 20  1/2  x 21  1/4  in.
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Provenance

Acquired directly from the artist
Michael Taylor, San Francisco
Christie's New York, February 26, 1990, lot 93
Private collection, France

Literature

Michel Butor, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1985, pp. 116, 131 and 139
Françoise Francisci, Diego Giacometti, Catalogue de l'oeuvre, Paris, 1986, p. 70
Daniel Marchesseau, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1986, pp. 83, 177 and 192
Diego Gacometti, Möbel und Objekte aus Bronze, exhibition catalogue, Museum Bellerive, Zürich, June 16 - September 4, 1988, p. 16, n. 3
François Baudot, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1998, p. 75
Jacqueline von Sprecher, Diego Giacometti, tritt aus dem Schatten, Zürich, 2007, pp. 49 and 106

Catalogue Note

To this day, only these two examples of the Têtes de Lionnes armchairs are known with a v-shaped mount connecting the front and back stretchers.
They might be the first examples of the second version which would later be modified.

Diego Giacometti

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Paris