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Alberto Giacometti
"TÊTE DE FEMME" ("FIGURE") FLOOR LAMP
Estimate
200,000300,000
LOT SOLD. 225,000 USD
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108
Alberto Giacometti
"TÊTE DE FEMME" ("FIGURE") FLOOR LAMP
Estimate
200,000300,000
LOT SOLD. 225,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

A Modernist Vision: Property from the Collection of Nelson & Happy Rockefeller

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Alberto Giacometti
1901 - 1966
"TÊTE DE FEMME" ("FIGURE") FLOOR LAMP
Gilt bronze
Height (not including fixture): 61 in.
154.9 cm
Conceived circa 1933-34 and cast by 1968-72. 
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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 under number AGD4038.

Provenance

Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above in 1968 or 1972

Literature

"Les Résonances du Style Louis XVI dans l'Art Contemporain," in Art et Industrie, no. 3, 1946, illustration of another cast p. 22
Léopold Diego Sanchez, Jean-Michel Frank, Paris, 1980, illustration of another cast pp. 107 & 204
Michel Butor, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1985, illustration of another cast p. 125
Daniel Marchesseau, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1986, illustration of another cast p. 11
Léopold Diego Sanchez, Jean-Michel Frank, Paris, 1997, illustration of another cast pp. 115 & 250
François Baudot, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1998, illustration of another cast p. 34
Christian Boutonnet, Diego Giacometti (exhibition catalogue), Galerie L'Arc en Seine, Paris, 2003, illustration of another cast p. 34
Hommage an "E.W.K." Meisterwerke von Giovanni, Alberto und Diego Giacometti aus der Sammlung von Eberhard W. Kornfeld (exhibition catalogue), Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, 2003, illustration of another cast p. 93
Pierre-Emmanuel Martin-Vivier, Jean-Michel Frank, Paris, 2006, illustration of another cast pp. 198 & 250
Pierre-Emmanuel Martin-Vivier, Jean-Michel Frank: The Strange and Subtle Luxury of the Parisian Haute-Monde in the Art Deco Period, Paris, 2006, illustration of another cast p. 143
L'atelier d'Alberto Giacometti: Collection de la Fondation Alberto et Annette Giacometti (exhibition catalogue), Musée national d'art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, 2007, illustration of another cast p. 409
I Giacometti: la valle, il mondo (exhibition catalogue), Fondazione Antonio Mazzotta, Milan, 2000, illustration of another cast p. 236

A Modernist Vision: Property from the Collection of Nelson & Happy Rockefeller

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New York