Art/ Collection/ Art Object

"Flambeau" (Torch)

Designer:
Alberto Giacometti (Swiss, Borgonovo 1901–1966 Chur)
Maker:
Possibly Diego Giacometti (Swiss, Borgonovo 1902–1985 Paris)
Date:
originally designed ca. 1935; this example probably made ca. 1950
Medium:
Bronze, paper
Dimensions:
base: 17 5/8 x 5 1/2 in. (44.8 x 14 cm) shade: 12 3/4 x 17 3/4 in. (32.4 x 45.1 cm)
Classification:
Lighting
Credit Line:
The Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Collection, 2002
Accession Number:
2002.456.135a, b
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
Pierre Matisse, New York (until d. 1989); his widow, Maria-Gaetana Matisse, née von Spreti, New York (1989–d. 2001); Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Foundation (2002; gift to MMA)

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