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Alberto Giacometti

Sketches of Heads

Lot Closed

June 14, 12:20 PM GMT

Estimate

10,000 - 15,000 CHF

Lot Details

Description

Alberto Giacometti 

1901 - 1966

Sketches of Heads


Pen and ink on magazine page

22.7 x 13.7 cm (unframed); 50.5 x 38.3 (framed)

Executed after 1954


This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from the Comité Giacometti and is included in the Alberto Giacometti online Database under no. AGD 4123.

James Lord Collection (a gift from the artist) 

Helmut Klewan Gallery, Munich

Galerie Biedermann, Munich

Private collection, Switzerland

Acquired from the above by the present owner

Larkin Erdmann Gallery, Alberto Giacometti, Drawings, exh. cat., Zurich, 2018

Alberto Giacometti executed this drawing on the magazine Nouvelle revue française no. 17, published on May 1st, 1954. The text refers to The Metamorphosis of the Gods by André Malraux.