ALBERTO GIACOMETTI (1901-1966)
The "Osselet" model floor lamp, Circa 1936
Floor lamp in patinated bronze, model with knots also called "Osselet", second version.
Proof in bronze with brown patina, period casting.
The upper part of the floor lamp is decorated with a knot, monogrammed "AG" and numbered "23" on the foot.
This work is referenced by the Alberto and Annette Giacometti Foundation in its online Alberto Giacometti Database (AGD).
A certificate from the Giacometti Committee will be given to the buyer.
OriginPrivate 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.