View 1 of Lot 16. ALBERTO GIACOMETTI | FEMME DEBOUT.
View 1 of Lot 16. ALBERTO GIACOMETTI | FEMME DEBOUT.
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ALBERTO GIACOMETTI | FEMME DEBOUT

Estimate:

4,000,000 - 6,000,000 GBP

THE EUROPEAN AVANT-GARDE: A PRIVATE FAMILY COLLECTION

ALBERTO GIACOMETTI | FEMME DEBOUT

ALBERTO GIACOMETTI | FEMME DEBOUT

Estimate:

4,000,000 - 6,000,000 GBP

Lot sold:

10,676,800

GBP

THE EUROPEAN AVANT-GARDE: A PRIVATE FAMILY COLLECTION


ALBERTO GIACOMETTI

1901 - 1966

FEMME DEBOUT


inscribed Alberto Giacometti, numbered 5/8 and inscribed Susse fondeur Paris 

bronze

height: 72cm., 28⅜in.

Conceived in 1956-57 and cast in bronze in an edition of 8. This example was cast in 1958.


The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by the Comité Giacometti and it is recorded in the Alberto Giacometti database under number AGD4134.

Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York (acquired in December 1958)

Private Collection

Harold Diamond, New York

Private Collection, Hong Kong (acquired from the above)

Bernstein und Waddington Gallery Ltd., Zurich (acquired from the above)

Acquired from the above in 1986

J. Dupin, ‘Giacometti, sculpteur et peintre’, in Cahiers d’Art, 1954, the plaster illustrated p. 46

D. Chevalier, ‘Alberto Giacometti ou l’intransigeance de l’absolu’, in Vie des arts, no. 47, Summer 1967, another cast illustrated p. 31

P. Mazars, ‘Bourdelle, le grand Bourdelle’, in Le Figaro, 23rd July 1974