Alberto Giacometti

Femme Assise (La Mère de L'Artiste)

signed Alberto Giacometti (lower right) 

oil on canvas

27¼ by 14⅜ in.

69.2 by 36.5 cm.

Executed in 1947.

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Alberto Giacometti
Femme Assise (La Mère de L'Artiste)

signed Alberto Giacometti (lower right) 

oil on canvas

27¼ by 14⅜ in.

69.2 by 36.5 cm.

Executed in 1947.

Provenance

The artist

Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York (acquired from the above in 1950) 

Dr. Jules Stein, Los Angeles (acquired from the above in 1955) 

Jean Stein, New York (acquired from the above circa 1957) 

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco (acquired as a gift from the above in 1976) 

Jean Stein, New York (acquired from the above in 1986) 

Sotheby’s New York, 14 November 2017, lot 3 (consigned by the estate of the above)

Acquired from the above by the present owner

Exhibition

Kunsthalle Basel, André Masson, Alberto Giacometti, 1950, no. 110, p. 22

New York, Pierre Matisse Gallery, Alberto Giacometti, 1950, no. 31, p. 31 and p. 32, illustrated (titled The Cook

New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Alberto Giacometti, 1955, no. 3 (titled Portrait of Artist's Mother)

New York, Wildenstein & Co., Inc., Masters of Seven Centuries: Paintings and Drawings from the 14th to 20th Century: Loan Exhibition for the Benefit of the Wellesley College Faculty Salary Advancement Fund, 1962, no. 79, p. 21

Venice, XXXI Biennale Internazionale d'Arte di Venezia, 1962, no. 969 

New York, Sidney Janis Gallery, Exhibition of Sculpture, Paintings & Drawings by Alberto Giacometti, 1985, no. 2, pl. 2, illustrated