bronze with brown patina
59.06 in. (150.00 cm.) (height)
Conceived circa 1936 by Alberto Giacometti for Jean-Michel Frank and this bronze cast by Diego Giacometti at a later date
L. D. Sanchez, Jean-Michel Frank, Adolphe Chanaux, Paris, 1980, p. 204 (another cast illustrated pp. 164 & 204). M. Butor, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1985, p. 142 (another cast illustrated). F. Francisci, Diego Giacometti, Catalogue de l'oeuvre, vol. I, Paris, 1986, p. 115 (another cast illustrated pl. 32). D. Marchesseau, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1986, p. 11 (another cast illustrated). L. D. Sanchez, Jean-Michel Frank, Adolphe Chanaux, Paris, 1997, pp. 170 & 250 (another cast illustrated). F. Baudot, Diego Giacometti, New York, 2001, p. 42 (another cast illustrated). C. Boutonnet & R. Ortiz, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 2003, p. 39 (another cast illustrated p. 38; dated 'circa 1950'). P. -E. Martin-Vivier, Jean-Michel Frank, l’étrange luxe du rien, Paris, 2006, p. 347 (another cast illustrated). The Alberto Giacometti Database, no. AGD 867.
Louis Broder, Paris, by whom acquired from Diego Giacometti. Françoise Dunoyer, Paris, by descent from the above. Jeffrey H. Loria & Co., Inc., New York, acquired from the above. Private collection, USA, by whom acquired from the above in 1998; sale, Christie's, New York, 6 November 2008, lot 281. Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.