348
348

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, UNITED KINGDOM

Alberto Giacometti
LAMPE MODÈLE « TÊTE »
Estimate
30,00040,000
LOT SOLD. 100,000 GBP
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348

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, UNITED KINGDOM

Alberto Giacometti
LAMPE MODÈLE « TÊTE »
Estimate
30,00040,000
LOT SOLD. 100,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Alberto Giacometti
1901 - 1966
LAMPE MODÈLE « TÊTE »
signed Alberto Giacometti, stamped AG and numbered 35
bronze
height: 50.5cm., 19 7/8 in.
Conceived by Alberto Giacometti for Jean-Michel Frank in bronze circa 1933-34.
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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 no. 4094.

Provenance

Private Collection, United Kingdom (acquired by 1958)
Thence by descent to the present owner

Literature

Michel Butor, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1985, illustrations of other casts p. 59
'Virtuosity, Reclaiming a Modern Classic in Connecticut,' Architectural Digest, February 1985, illustration of another cast p. 64
Françoise Francisci, Diego Giacometti, Catalogue de l'œuvre, Paris, 1986, vol. I, illustration of other casts pp. 26-27
Daniel Marchesseau, Diego GiacomettiCatalogue de l'œuvre, Paris, 1986, vol. I, illustrations of another cast pp. 11 & 35
Leopold Diego Sanchez, Jean-Michel Frank, Adolphe Chanaux, Paris, 1997, illustrations of plaster version pp. 238 & 244
Pierre Emmanuel Martin-Vivier, Jean-Michel Frank, L'étrange luxe du rien, Paris, 2006, illustration of plaster version p. 323
Diego Giacometti (exhibition catalogue), Galerie l'Arc en Seine, Paris, 2003, illustration of another cast p. 35

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