Alberto Giacometti’s Femme de Venise II

New York | 17 May

In its grace and poise, silent majesty and modernity, Femme de Venise II is the epitome of Alberto Giacometti’s mature vision and an enduring presence in his oeuvre. According to the Fondation Giacometti Femme de Venise II was cast in an edition of nine bronzes between 1957 and 1976. Other casts of this sculpture belong to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the Seattle Art Museum; Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek and the Fondation Maeght, Saint-Paul-de-Vence. The painted plaster forms part of the collection of the Fondation Giacometti in Paris. Alberto Giacometti’s Femme de Venise II will be offered as a highlight of Sotheby's upcoming Modern Evening Auction, presented in partnership with CELINE.

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