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Alberto Giacometti
1901 - 1966
TÊTE D’HOMME
inscribed A. Giacometti, numbered 6/8 and inscribed with the foundry mark Susse Fondeur Paris 
bronze
height: 12cm., 4 5/8 in.
Conceived circa 1948-50 and cast in bronze by the Susse Foundry, Paris in a numbered edition of 8; this work cast in 1986.
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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 AGD 2046.

Provenance

Annette Giacometti, Paris (the artist's wife)
Private Collection, Germany
Private Collection, Switzerland
Sale: Galerie Kornfeld, Bern, 15th June 2012, lot 48
Purchased at the above sale by the present owner

Exhibited

Basel, Beyeler Gallery, Alberto Giacometti. Sculptures, 1990, no. 16
Lugano, Galleria Pieter Coray, Alberto Giacometti, La Collezione di un amatore, 1995, no. 4, illustrated in colour in the catalogue
Hiroshima, Prefectural Art Museum; Shizuoka, Prefectural Museum of Art & Ashikaga Museum of Art, Alberto Giacometti, 1997, no. 22, illustrated in colour in the catalogue
Frankfurt, Schirn Kunsthalle, Alberto Giacometti, Werke und Schriften, 1998-99, no. 31, illustrated in the catalogue
Bologna, Museo Morandi, Alberto Giacometti, 1999, no. 18, illustrated in the catalogue
Milan, Fonte d'Abisso Arte, Scultura in Europa negli anni 50, 1999, illustrated in the catalogue

Literature

Bacon Giacometti (exhibition catalogue), Fondation Beyeler, Basel, 2018, n.n., illustration of another cast n.p.

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