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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 :
Painting
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 :
35 A
Low Estimate :
$5,000,000[-10%]*
High Estimate :
$8,000,000[-44%]*
Hammer Price :
$4,500,000
Sold For :
$5,375,000*