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Alberto Giacometti

Tête d'homme

Artist's Resale RightGuaranteed Property

Estimate:

1,500,000 to - 2,000,000 EUR

Property from an Important European Private Collection | Provenant d'une Importante Collection Particulière Européenne

Alberto Giacometti

Alberto Giacometti

Tête d'homme

Tête d'homme

Estimate:

1,500,000 to - 2,000,000 EUR

Lot sold:

1,827,500

EUR

Property from an Important European Private Collection

Alberto Giacometti

1901 - 1966

Tête d'homme


signed and numbered 1/6

bronze

height : 26,7 cm; 10½ in.

Conceived and cast in bronze by the foundry Rota-Gay in 1961 in an edition of 6.


The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by the Comité Giacometti and it is recorded in the Alberto Giacometti database (AGD) under the number AGD 748.

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Provenant d'une Importante Collection Particulière Européenne

Alberto Giacometti

1901 - 1966

Tête d'homme


signé et numéroté 1/6

bronze

hauteur: 26,7 cm; 10½ in.

Conçu et fondu en bronze par la fonderie Rota-Gay en 1961 dans une édition de 6 exemplaires.


L'authenticité de cette œuvre a été confirmée par le Comité Giacometti. Elle est référencée dans la base de données en ligne Alberto Giacometti Database (AGD) sous le numéro AGD 748.

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Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York

Eugene Thaw, New York

B.C. Holland, Chicago

Private Collection, Chicago

Private Collection, London

Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago

Private Collection, Ohio (acquired from the above in 1988)

Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago

Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2010

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Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York

Eugene Thaw, New York

B.C. Holland, Chicago

Collection particulière, Chicago

Collection particulière, Londres

Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago

Collection particulière, Ohio (acquis auprès du précédent en 1988)

Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago

Acquis auprès du précédent par le propriétaire actuel en 2010

Alberto Giacometti: A Retrospective Exhibition (exhibition catalogue), New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum & travelling to the United Stated and Canada, 1974-75, p. 119, no. 101, another cast illustrated

Alberto Giacometti, Sculptor and Draftsman (exhibition catalogue), New York, The American Federation of Arts, 1977, no. 10, another cast illustrated

Giacometti: A Biography in Pictures (ed. R. Hohl), Ostfildern-Ruit, 1998, p. 179, another cast illustrated in Kunsthaus retrospective installation image

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Alberto Giacometti: A Retrospective Exhibition (catalogue d'exposition), New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum puis itinérante aux Etats-Unis et au Canada, 1974-75, p. 119, no. 101, autre épreuve illustrée

Alberto Giacometti, Sculptor and Draftsman (catalogue d'exposition), New York, The American Federation of Arts, 1977, no. 10, autre épreuve illustrée

Giacometti: A Biography in Pictures (éd. R. Hohl), Ostfildern-Ruit, 1998, p. 179, autre épreuve illustrée dans une photographie de la rétrospective au Kunsthaus

New York, Pierre Matisse Gallery, Giacometti, 12 - 30 December 1961 (probably no. 8)

Zurich, Kunsthaus, Alberto Giacometti, 2 December 1962 - 6 January 1963 (probably another cast)

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New York, Pierre Matisse Gallery, Giacometti, 12 - 30 décembre 1961 (probablement no. 8)

Zurich, Kunsthaus, Alberto Giacometti, 2 décembre 1962 - 6 janvier 1963 (probablement une autre épreuve)

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