ALBERTO GIACOMETTI | FEMME DE VENISE IV
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ALBERTO GIACOMETTI | FEMME DE VENISE IV

ALBERTO GIACOMETTI | FEMME DE VENISE IV

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Description

Property from an American Private Collection

ALBERTO GIACOMETTI

1901 - 1966

FEMME DE VENISE IV


Inscribed Alberto Giacometti, inscribed with the foundry mark Susse Fondeur Paris and numbered 4/6

Bronze

Height: 45⅜ in.

115.2 cm

Conceived in 1956; this example cast in 1957.


The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by the Comité Giacometti and it is recorded in the Alberto Giacometti database as AGD 4262.

Condition report

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Provenance

Galerie Maeght, Paris

Private Collection (acquired in 1958)

Private Collection

Jeffrey Loria, New York

Acquired from the above on April 24, 1984

Literature

Jacques Dupin, Alberto Giacometti, Paris, 1963, illustration of another cast p. 288

Alberto Giacometti (exhibition catalogue), The Museum of Modern Art, New York; Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago; The Los Angeles Museum of Art, Los Angeles & The San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, 1965-66, illustration of another cast n.p.

Reihnold Hohl, Alberto Giacometti, Lausanne, 1971, illustration of another cast p. 119

Alberto Giacometti, A Retrospective Exhibition (exhibition catalogue), Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1974, illustration of another cast p. 104

Alberto Giacometti Exposition au Japon (exhibition catalogue), Seibu Museum, Tokyo, 1983, illustration in color of another cast pl. 35

Bernard Lamarche-Vadel, Alberto Giacometti, Paris, 1984, p. 144

James Lord, Giacometti: A Biography, New York, 1985, illustration of another cast p. 485

Herbert & Mercedes Matter, Alberto Giacometti, New York, 1987, illustrations of another cast pp. 118 & 120

Alberto Giacometti, Skulpturen, Gemälde, Zeichnungen, Graphik (exhibition catalogue), Nationalgalerie, Berlin & Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart, 1987-88, illustration of another cast p. 274

Alberto Giacometti (exhibition catalogue), Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, 1990-91, illustration in color of another cast p. 511

Yves Bonnefoy, Alberto Giacometti: A Biography of His Work, Paris, 1991, illustration in color of another cast p. 403 

Alberto Giacometti, sculptures, peintures, dessins (exhibition catalogue), Musée d’art moderne de la ville de Paris, Paris, 1991-92, illustration in color of another cast p. 330

Angela Schneider, ed., Alberto Giacometti: Sculpture, Paintings, Drawings, New York, 1994, illustrations of another cast pls. 108-14

Alberto Giacometti (exhibition catalogue), Loggetta Lombardesca, Ravenna, 2004-05, illustration of another cast p. 197

Giacometti (exhibition catalogue), Fondation Beyeler, Basel, 2009, illustrations in color of another cast pp. 148 & 151

Alberto Giacometti: The Origins of Space (exhibition catalogue), Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg & Museum der Moderne Mönchsberg, Salzburg, 2010-11, illustration of another cast p. 103

Alberto Giacometti: The Late Work (exhibition catalogue), Galerie Lympia, Nice, 2017, illustration of another cast p. 159

Giacometti (exhibition catalogue), Tate Modern, London, 2017, illustration of the plaster p. 118