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Marie-Laure de Noailles

Artist:
Alberto Giacometti (Swiss, Borgonovo 1901–1966 Chur)
Date:
1946; this cast, 1973
Medium:
Bronze with green patina
Dimensions:
H. 12 x W. 3-5/8 x D. 5-1/8 in. (30.5 x 9.2 x 13 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Collection, 2002
Accession Number:
2002.456.132
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2017 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and numbered (base, proper left): A. Giacometti 4/8

Marking: Stamped (rear of base): Susse Fondeur Paris
Marguerite Duthuit, Paris (until ca. 1974; her gift to Matisse); her brother and sister-in-law, Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse, New York (ca. 1974–his d. 1989); Maria-Gaetana Matisse, née von Spreti, New York (1989–d. 2001); Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Foundation (2002; gift to MMA)

Jean-Louis Prat et al. Centro cultural Caixa Catalunya, La Pedrera. Giacometti. Exh. cat.Barcelona, 2000, ill. pp. 38–39 (photographs of plaster models in the artist's studio).

Michael Peppiatt. Alberto Giacometti in Postwar Paris. Exh. cat., Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia. Norwich. U.K., 2001, ill, pp. viii, 2 (photographs of plaster models in the artist's studio).

"Departmental Accessions." The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Annual Report for the Year 2003–2004 (November 9, 2004), p. 20.

Véronique Wiesinger et al. L'atelier d'Alberto Giacometti: Collection de la Fondation Alberto et Annette Giacometti. Exh. cat., Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou. Paris, 2007, pp. 131–33, 402, nos. 136–41, figs. 197–202.

Timothy Mathews. "Walking with Angels in Giacometti and Beckett." L'esprit créateur 47 (Fall 2007), pp. 29–42.

Sabine Rewald. The American Matisse: The Dealer, His Artists, His Collection. The Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Collection. New York, 2009, pp. 57–58, 153–54, ill. p. 58 (color), fig. 40 (in the artist's studio).



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