Alberto GIACOMETTI (1901-1966).pour JEAN-MICHEL FRANK (1895-1941)

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Alberto GIACOMETTI (1901-1966).pour JEAN-MICHEL FRANK (1895-1941)

Floor lamp with star

Rare proof in bronze with brown patina and green highlights.

Signed "Giacometti" and numbered AG 40 on the foot, by the Giacometti foundation.

Model created around 1936

Height: 148 cm.

A certificate from the Giacometti Committee will be given to the buyer.

The lamps and the star-shaped floor lamp were created by Alberto Giacometti for the decorator Jean-Michel Frank around 1935-36 and produced in bronze from that date.

The work is listed by the Alberto and Annette Giacometti Foundation in its online Alberto Giacometti Database (AGD).


- L.D. Sanchez, Jean-Michel Frank, Adolphe Chanaux, Paris, 1997, pp. 170 and 250 (another similar model).

- F. Baudot, Diego Giacometti, New York, 2001, p. 77 (another similar model).

- L.D. Sanchez, Jean-Michel Frank, Adolphe Chanaux, Paris, 1980, p. 204 (another similar model on pp. 164 and 204).

- M. Butor, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1985, p. 142 (another similar model).

- F. Francisci, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1986, vol. I, p. 115 (another similar model).

- D. Marchesseau, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 1986, p. 11 (another similar model).

- C. Boutonnet and R. Ortiz, Diego Giacometti, Paris, 2003, p. 39 (another similar model on p. 38)

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