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ALBERTO GIACOMETTI

(SWISS, 1901 - 1966)

Grande Figure , 1947

Price Sold

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LOT DETAILS


Materials:

bronze

Measurements:

51.30 in. (130.30 cm.) (height)

Edition:

unique

Description:

Executed In Plaster In 1947, This Unique Bronze Was Cast By The Alexis Rudier Foundry In Paris In 1948.

Markings:

inscribed A. Giacometti, dated 1947 and with the foundry mark Alexis Rudier Fondeur, Paris

Exhibited:

New York, Mnuchin Gallery,. Casting Modernity: Bronze in the XXth Century , 2014, no. 10, illustrated in colour in the catalogue (titled. Figure Moyenne II ). New York, Gagosian Gallery, Nude , 2016, illustrated in colour in the catalogue (titled Figure Moyenne II

Literature:

Joachim Pissarro & Danielle Peterson Searls, 'In Search of the Absolute: Alberto Giacometti and Yves Klein', in. Alberto Giacometti, Yves Klein: In Search of the Absolute (exhibition catalogue), Gagosian Gallery, London, 2016, fig. 21, illustrated in colour p. 33 (titled. Figure Moyenne II

Provenance:

Louis Broder, Paris (acquired from the artist by 1954). Private Collection, Paris . Sale: Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 19th June 1995, lot 15 . Jeffrey Loria, New York (purchased at the above sale) . Acquired from the above by the present owner

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