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Grande Figure

Artwork:
Grande Figure
Size:
height: 130.3 cm
Medium :
Bronze
Creation Year:
1948
Marks
Inscribed a. giacometti, dated 1947 and with the foundry mark alexis rudier fondeur, paris
Category :
Sculpture
Artwork Details :
Executed in plaster in 1947, this unique bronze was cast by the Alexis Rudier foundry in Paris in 1948.
Provenance :
Louis Broder, Paris (acquired from the artist by 1954); Private Collection, Paris; Sale: Hotel Drouot, Paris, 19th June 1995, lot 15; Jeffrey Loria, New York (purchased at the previous sale); Acquired from the previous by the present owner
Exhibition History :
New York, Mnuchin Gallery, Casting Modernity: Bronze in the XXth Century, 2014, no. 10, illustrated in colour in the catalogue (titled Figure Moyenne II); New York, Gagosian Gallery, Nude, 2016, illustrated in colour in the catalogue (titled Figure Moyenne II)

Sotheby’s London

Date:
2017-06-21
Lot Number :
57
Low Estimate :
$19,411,100[+5%]*
High Estimate :
$32,351,800[-37%]*
Hammer Price :
$20,446,353
Sold For :
$23,207,582*