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Property from and Important French Collector

Alberto Giacometti

Tête d'homme

Auction Closed

November 15, 01:19 AM GMT


1,500,000 - 2,000,000 USD

Lot Details


Property from and Important French Collector

Alberto Giacometti

1901 - 1966

Tête d'homme

inscribed Alberto Giacometti and numbered 4/6


height: 10 ⅝ in. 26.8 cm.

Conceived and cast by Rota Gay Foundry in 1961.




1901 - 1966年


款識:藝術家銘刻 Alberto Giacometti 並標記4/6


高:10 ⅝ 英寸;26.8 公分

Galerie Maeght, Paris (acquired directly from the artist)
Private Collection, Paris
Staempfli Gallery, New York
Private Collection, North America (acquired from the above on 18 May 1962) 
Christie’s New York, November 16, 2016, lot 17B (consigned by the above)
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
Exh. Cat., New York, Pierre Matisse Gallery, Giacometti, 1961, (probably) no. 8; another cast listed
Exh. Cat., Zurich, Kunsthaus, Alberto Giacometti, 1962-63, another cast listed
Exh. Cat., New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum & travelling to the United Stated and Canada, Alberto Giacometti: A Retrospective Exhibition, 1974-75, no. 101, p. 119, illustration of another cast 
Exh. Cat., New York, The American Federation of Arts, Alberto Giacometti, Sculptor and Draftsman, 1977, no. 10, illustration of another cast 
Reinhold Hohl, ed., Giacometti: A Biography in Pictures, Ostfildern-Ruit, 1998, p. 179, illustration of another cast in a Kunsthaus retrospective installation image
The Alberto Giacometti Database, no. AGD 3639, illustrated (