ALBERTO GIACOMETTI (1901-1966)
Table Lamp « Star » , 1935
Proof in bronze with dark green patina.
Table lamp « star » model, base with tripod.
Cast iron of the period.
Monogrammed "AG" and numbered "054" on the foot.
A certificate from the Giacometti Committee comes with the lamp.
The lamps and the floor lamp were created by Alberto Giacometti for the decorator Jean-Michel Frank around 1935-36 and published in bronze from that date.
This work is listed by the Alberto and Annette Giacometti Foundation in its online Alberto Giacometti Database (AGD).
Higher of the lamp with the shade is 70 cm.
OriginPrivate Collection, France.
BibliographyMobilier et Décoration - N° 12, December 1948. Identical model photographed in situ in an interior by Jacques Adnet.
Léopold Diego Sanchez, "Jean-Michel Frank", Paris, Éditions du Regard, 1980, p. 200.
Françoise Francisci, "Diego Giacometti, Volume I", Paris, Éditions Eolia, 1986, p. 115.
Christian Boutonnet et Rafael Ortiz, "Diego Giacometti", Paris, Éditions de l'Amateur, 2003, p. 42.
Pierre-Emmanuel Martin-Vivier, "Jean-Michel Frank, L'Etrange Luxe du rien", Paris, Norma, 2006, identical models reproduced on pp. 294 and 347.