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LOT 16

Lot 16

Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966)

Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966)
Lot 16 Details
Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966), Swiss


Etching on wove watermarked paper; signed and numbered 2/10 in pencil to margin. There were also a few trial proofs.

Plate/Sheet 6.4 ins x 4.7 ins; 16.2 cms x 12 cms; 7.8 ins x 5.5 ins; 19.8 cms x 13.9 cms

Estimate $6,000-$9,000

Realised: $13,200
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966)
  • Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966)
  • Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966)

Private Collection, Ontario


"Portrait d'André du Bouchet IV" is one of a series of portraits of the poet by Giacometti. The first version was included in "L'Inhabité" by du Bouchet, published by Jean Hugues, Paris, 1967.


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LOT 16

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
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  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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