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TAKING SHAPE: 20TH CENTURY SCULPTURE FROM THE BLOCH FAMILY COLLECTION

Alberto Giacometti
BUSTE DE FRAENKEL
Estimate
400,000600,000
LOT SOLD. 728,750 GBP
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TAKING SHAPE: 20TH CENTURY SCULPTURE FROM THE BLOCH FAMILY COLLECTION

Alberto Giacometti
BUSTE DE FRAENKEL
Estimate
400,000600,000
LOT SOLD. 728,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Alberto Giacometti
1901 - 1966
BUSTE DE FRAENKEL
inscribed Alberto Giacometti, numbered 4/6 and stamped with the foundry mark Susse Fondeur Paris
bronze
height: 28.5cm., 11 1/4 in.
Conceived in 1956-59 and cast in bronze by the Susse Foundry, Paris in 1962 in an edition of 6.
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The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by the Comité Giacometti and it is registered in the Alberto Giacometti database under no. 3727.

Provenance

Galerie Maeght, Paris
Private Collection, New York
Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York
Private Collection, Switzerland
Waddington Galleries Ltd., London
Bloch Family (acquired from the above in 1992)

Literature

Alberto Giacometti (exhibition catalogue), Acquavella Galleries, New York, 1994, no. 41, colour illustration of another cast p. 71 (dated circa 1951)
L'Atelier d'Alberto Giacometti
 (exhibition catalogue), Centre Pompidou, Paris, 2007, no. 335, colour illustration of the plaster n.p.

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