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Femme Debout Sans Bras by ALBERTO GIACOMETTI

ALBERTO GIACOMETTI

(SWISS, 1901 - 1966)

Femme Debout Sans Bras , 1956 , Cast 1958

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Materials:

bronze

Measurements:

12.60 in. (32.00 cm.) (height)

Edition:

5 of 6

Description:

Cast in bronze in an edition of 6. The present example was Cast by Susse Fondeur in 1958

Markings:

inscribed A. Giacometti, numbered 5/6 and with the foundry mark Susse Fondr Paris; numbered 5/6 on the underside

Literature:

Jacques Dupin,. Alberto Giacometti , Paris, 1962, another cast illustrated p. 281 (titled. Figurine ). Palma Bucarelli, Giacometti , Rome, 1962, no. 64, another cast illustrated (titled Figurina (senza braccia) and as dating from 1954-55) . Yves Bonnefoy, Alberto Giacometti: A Biography of his Work , Paris, 1991, no. 389, illustration of another cast p. 408 (titled Figurine (without Arms) and as dating from 1956

Provenance:

Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York (acquired from the artist in 1958). Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner in 1967

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