Femme Assise (La Mere De L'Artiste)
Artwork: Femme Assise (La Mere De L'Artiste)
Size: 69.5 x 37.1 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1947
Marks: Signed Alberto Giacometti (lower right)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York (acquired from the artist in 1950); Dr. Jules Stein, Los Angeles (acquired from the previous in 1955); Jean Stein, New York (acquired from the previous circa 1957); San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco (a gift from the previous in 1976); Acquired from the previous in 1986
Exhibition history: New York, Pierre Matisse Gallery, Alberto Giacometti, 1950, no. 31 (titled The Cook); New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Alberto Giacometti, 1955, n.n. New York, Wildenstein & Co., Inc., Masters of Seven Centuries: Paintings and Drawings from the 14th to 20th Century: Loan Exhibition for the Benefit of the Wellesley College Faculty Salary Advancement Fund, 1962; Venice, XXXI Biennale Internazionale d'Arte di Venezia, 1962, no. 969; New York, Sidney Janis Gallery, Exhibition of Sculpture, Paintings & Drawings by Alberto Giacometti, 1985, no. 2, illustrated in the catalogue

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Date: 2017-11-14
Lot Number: 3
Low Estimate: $4000000 [-9%]
High Estimate: $6000000 [-40%]
Hammer Price: $3600000
Sold For: $4292400