Description & Technical information

Certificate of authenticity issued by the Alberto Giacometti Committee in March 2016. This work is recorded under the n°AGD 3567 in the digital archives of the Alberto and Annette Giacometti Foundation.

Date:  1927-1928
Period:  20th century
Origin:  France
Medium: Pencil on laid paper
Dimensions: 47.9 x 30.9 cm (18⁷/₈ x 12¹/₈ inches)
Provenance: Bruno Giacometti, the artist's brother.
Pieter Coray, Montagnola, acquired from Bruno Giacometti in the 1990s.

Literature: The National Portrait Gallery, London, Alberto Giacometti : Pure Presence, exhibition catalogue, Paul Moorhouse, 2015, illustrated under the n°13, p.71.

Exhibitions: Alberto Giacometti : Pure Presence, London, The National Portrait Gallery, October 15th, 2015 - January 10th, 2016 (label on the back), n°13.