Artwork: Figurines
Size: 27 x 19 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1954
Marks: Signed and dated 'Alberto Giacometti 54' (lower right); signed and dated 'Alberto Giacometti 1954' (on the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Galerie Maeght, Paris; Private collection; Galleria d'Arte Galatea, Turin; James Goodman Gallery, New York; Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, 16 May 1984, lot 312; Private collection, Switzerland; Acquired from the previous by the present owner
Exhibition history: Krefeld, Kaiser Wilhem Museum, Alberto Giacometti, May - October 1955, no. 8; Turin, Galleria d'Arte Galatea, Alberto Giacometti, September - October 1961 (illustrated); this exhibition later travelled to Milan, Galleria Pasquale Falanga, Alberto Giacometti, December 1961; Zurich, Kunsthaus, Alberto Giacometti, December 1962 - January 1963, no. 128, p. 32; Zurich, Galerie Art Focus, Alberto Giacometti, June - September 1999 (illustrated p. 47); Chur, Bundner Kunstmuseum, Alberto Giacometti, Stampa-Paris, June - September 2000, no. 26, p. 238 (illustrated p. 173); On loan to Bundner Kunstmuseum, Chur, 2006-2018; Dubrovnik, Umjetnicka Galerija Dubrovnik, Alberto Giacometti kipar duse 20 stoljeca, June - October 2010, no. 45; Hamburg, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Giacometti, Die Spielfelder. Die Skulptur als Platz - von den surrealistischen Modellen bis zur Chase Manhattan Plaza, January - May 2013; this exhibition later travelled to Madrid, Fundacion Mapfre, June - August 2013, no. 87, p. 168 (illustrated p. 133).

Christie's London

Date: 2019-02-28
Lot Number: 435