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Diego Giacometti

"Tête de Lion" Armchair

Estimate:

150,000

to
- 200,000 USD

Diego Giacometti

Diego Giacometti

"Tête de Lion" Armchair

"Tête de Lion" Armchair

Estimate:

150,000

to
- 200,000 USD

Bid:

110,000

USD

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Diego Giacometti

"Tête de Lion" Armchair


circa 1975-1976

patinated bronze, wrought-iron, leather upholstery

impressed DIEGO and with the artist’s cypher

32 ¼ x 21 ½ x 22 in. (81.9 x 54.6 x 55.8 cm)

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Acquired directly from the artist by Mrs. Françoise de Pfyffer, circa 1975-1976
Galerie L'Arc en Seine, Paris
Acquired from the above, 2012
Diego Giacometti, exh. cat., The Greenberg Gallery, St. Louis, May 4-June 1, 1985, and Marisa del Re Gallery, New York, June 6, 1985, p. 25
Michel Butor and Jean Vincent, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1985, pp. 116, 131 and 139
Daniel Marchesseau, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1986, pp. 82-83, 177 and 192
Françoise Francisci, Diego Giacometti, Catalogue de l'oeuvre, vol. I, Paris, 1986, pl. 70
Diego Giacometti, Möbel und Objekte aus Bronze, exh. cat., Museum Bellerive, Zürich, June 16-September 4, 1988, p. 16, n. 3
Pierre Kjellberg, Le Mobilier du XXème Siècle, Paris, 2000, p. 268
Diego Giacometti, exh. cat, Galerie L’Arc en Seine, Paris, 2003, pp. 10 and 56
Jacqueline von Sprecher, Diego Giacometti, tritt aus dem Schatten, Zürich, 2007, p. 106
Daniel Marchesseau, Diego Giacometti sculpteur de meubles, Paris, 2018, pp. 30 and 178