Alberto Giacometti (1901 - 1966)

"Figure" or "Tête de Femme" lamp floor
circa 1933-1934

Brown patinated bronze. Monogrammed and numbered ‘AG 30’ behind on the base. This bronze floor lamp with a brown patina rest on a narrow circular base. It evokes a slight silhouette with a feminine head decoration with turned up shoulders topped with a silky lampshade none original. Alberto Giacometti created this floor lamp model for Jean-Michel Frank in the beginning of 1930s. We find at the same time the esthetics of the artist in this sculptural piece and his taste of his backer for this refined piece and objects of finds.

Total height 193 cm (76 in) - Height without lampshade 154,8 cm (61 in) - Base diameter 21 cm (8 ¼ in) - Lampshade diameter 50 cm (19 ¾ in)

A certificate of authenticity of the Annette and Alberto Giacometti Foundation comes along with
this piece.
This floor lamp is referenced by the Foundation Alberto and Annette Giacometti in its online
database, Alberto Giacometti Database (AGD), under the number 3686.

Provenance: Private collection Madam I., gift from the prefect René-Yves Debia, France.

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