ALBERTO GIACOMETTI (1901-1966)
The "Osselet" model floor lamp, Circa 1936
Floor lamp in patinated bronze, model with knots also called "Osselet", second version. The upper part of the floor lamp is decorated with a knot, monogrammed "AG" and numbered "23" on the foot by the Giacometti Foundation. A certificate from the Giacometti Committee will be given to the buyer.H 148,7 cm (H 58.5 in)
OriginPierre Matisse Gallery, New York. Acquired from the above by the present owner, before 1974. Private collection, Paris; Christie's New York Sale New York, NY, May 5, 2010, lot n ° 365
Bibliography“Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper and Day Sale”, New York, NY : Christie’s New York, 2010, lot n° 365, p. 216.
Pierre-Emmanuel Martin-Vivier, “Jean-Michel Frank l’étrange luxe du rien”, Éditions Norma, Paris 2006, model shown on an archive photo p. 347.
Michel Butor “Diégo Giacometti”, Édition Adrien Maeght, Paris, 1985, model reproduced pp. 95, 141.
"Giovanni, Augusto, Alberto, Diego, Bruno Giacometti ; Une famille de créateurs", exhibition catalogue Fondation Marguerite et Aimé Maeght, Saint-Paul de Vence, from July 3d to November 14th 2021, model represented on p. 192.