Germann Auctionhouse Zurich
Lot 28 / Important Paintings, Sculptures, Watercolors, Drawings and PrintsMonday, 22 November 2021, 06:00 pm

Alberto Giacometti, Recto/verso: femme, composition surréaliste (recto); femme, composition surréaliste (verso)

Lot 28

Alberto Giacometti, 1901-1966 (CH)

Recto/verso: femme, composition surréaliste (recto); femme, composition surréaliste (verso), approx. 1929

India ink on paper.
H 179 mm W 119 mm.

Recto signed lower right: Alberto Giacometti. (Frame).

CHF10'000 / 15'000
EUR10'000 / 14'000
USD10'000 / 16'000

Hammer Price: CHF 26'000

Provenance:
Galerie Römer, Zurich, 1987;
Swiss Private Property.

Exhibitions:
Geneva, Galerie Engelberts, March - April 1967;
Den Haag, Haags Gemeentemuseum, 1986;
Paris, Museé d'art Moderne de la ville de Paris,
30. November 1991 - 15. March 1992;
Milano, Palazzo Reale, 26. January - 2. April 1995;
Vienna, Kunsthalle Wien, 24. February - 5. May 1996;
Edinburgh, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art,
6. June - 22. September 1996;
Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou,
24. January - 9. April 2001.

Expertise:
Certificate of authenticity by the Committee Giacometti, Paris. September 2021.

Literature:
Exhibition catalogue. Alberto Giacometti. Genf 1967;
Exhibition catalogue. Alberto Giacometti: beelden, schilderijen, tekeningen, grafiek. Den Haag, 1986. No. 17, illustration;
Exhibition catalogue. Alberto Giacometti. Sculptures, peintures, dessins. Paris 1991. No. 23, color illustration;
Exhibition catalogue. Buñuel. Auge des Jahrhunderts. Bonn 1994. Page 98, full-page illustration;
Exhibition catalogue. Alberto Giacometti. Sculture, dipinti, disegni, Milano 1995. No. 39 page 124, illustration;
Exhibition catalogue. Alberto Giacometti 1901-1966. Vienna 1996. No. 39, illustration;
Exhibition catalogue, Alberto Giacometti, Retrospektive, Edinburgh 1996. No. 41, illustration;
Exhibition catalogue. Alberto Giacometti, Le dessin à l'œuvre, Paris 2001. No. 36, illustration on page 82.

Annotation:

The work is registered at the Alberto Giacometti Database (AGD) of the Fondation Giacometti, Paris. No. 4355.

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