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PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED NEW YORK COLLECTOR

Alberto Giacometti
APPLIQUE, MODÈLE MASQUE AUX SERPENTS
Estimate
80,000120,000
LOT SOLD. 118,750 USD
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112

PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED NEW YORK COLLECTOR

Alberto Giacometti
APPLIQUE, MODÈLE MASQUE AUX SERPENTS
Estimate
80,000120,000
LOT SOLD. 118,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Alberto Giacometti
1901 - 1966
APPLIQUE, MODÈLE MASQUE AUX SERPENTS
Bronze
Height: 9 3/8 in.
23.8 cm
Conceived for Jean-Michel Frank in 1935; this example cast at a later date by Diego Giacometti. 
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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 3710.

Provenance

James Lord, Paris
John Rewald, New York (a gift from friends in 1992 on the occasion of his 80th birthday and sold by the estate: Christie's, New York, May 11, 1994, lot 438)
Acquired at the above sale

Literature

Françoise Francisci, Diego Giacometti, Catalogue de l'oeuvre, vol. I, Paris, 1986, illustration of another cast p. 35
Jean Clair, Méduse, Paris, 1989, illustration of another cast pl. 68
Pierre-Emmanuel Martin-Vivier, Jean-Michel Frank: L'Étange luxe du rien, Paris, 2006, illustration of the plaster version p. 198

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