Tete Noire (Portrait De Diego)
Artwork: Tete Noire (Portrait De Diego)
Size: 100.2 x 65.2 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1957
Marks: Signed and dated 'Alberto Giacometti. 1957.' (lower right)
Category: Paintings
Artwork details : Painted in 1957-1962
Provenance: Marguerite and Aime Maeght, Paris (by 1970); sale, Hotel Drouot, Paris, 27 October 1982, lot 32; Galerie Jan Krugier, Geneva; Joanne Toor Cummings, New York (circa 1983); Francis Lombrail, Paris (acquired from the previous, 1997); Acquired from the previous by the family of the present owner
Exhibition history: New York, Pierre Matisse Gallery, Giacometti: Sculpture, Paintings and Drawings from 1956 to 1958, May 1958; Venice, Esposizione Biennale Internazionale d'Arte: 31, June-October 1962; Kunsthaus Zurich, Alberto Giacometti, December 1962-January 1963; Rome, Mostra all'Accademia di Francia, Villa Medici, Alberto Giacometti, October-December 1970, p. 32, no. 17 (illustrated; titled Testa and dated 1957); Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Fondation Maeght, Alberto Giacometti, July-September, 1978, p. 196, no. 160 (illustrated, p. 135; titled Buste de Diego and dated 1957); Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Fondation Maeght, L'univers d'Aime et Marguerite Maeght, July-October 1982, p. 264, no. 69 (titled Tete noire and dated 1957)

Christie's New York

Date: 2018-05-15
Lot Number: 35A