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Property from a Canadian Family Collection

Alberto Giacometti

Petit buste d'homme

Auction Closed

March 6, 07:55 PM GMT


1,500,000 - 2,000,000 GBP

Lot Details


Alberto Giacometti

1901 - 1966

Petit buste d’homme

inscribed A. Giacometti and numbered 2/6 (on the back)


height: 22.5 cm. 8 ⅞ in.

Conceived in 1950; this example cast by Alexis Rudier Fondeur in 1951. This work is number 2 from an edition of 7 examples.

The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by the Comité Giacometti and it is recorded in the Alberto Giacometti database as AGD 4591.

Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York

Private Collection, Canada (acquired from the above on 6 December 1967)

Thence by descent to the present owners

Palma Bucarelli, Giacometti, Maestri del XX Secolo, Rome, 1962, no. 47, n.p., the plaster illustrated