Figure in an Interior (Personnage dans un intérieur)

1953


Dimensions

Sheet: 51.9 x 34.1 cm (20 7/16 x 13 7/16 in.) Framed: 70.5 x 52.7 cm (27 3/4 x 20 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2000.633

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil on thick wove paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Recto LR in graphite pencil: Alberto Giacometti 1953
Verso UR: blindstamp of Martello [possibly Mactello; shows a t-square as part of the stamp design; stamp inverted]

Later inscriptions or marks: Verso C in graphite pencil: -- 29 [sideways]
Verso LR in graphite pencil: 2837 / Maeght
Verso LR in graphite pencil: 2559 / 94

Provenance

Gallerie Maeght, Paris; 1955, sold by Gallerie Maeght to Florence and Richard Weil, St. Louis; Sotheby's (sale 6985, 14 May 1997, lot 353); purchased for a private collector, San Francisco by the John Berggruen Gallery; 2000, sold by the Berggruen Gallery to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 26, 2000)

Credit Line

Charles H. Bayley Picture and Painting Fund

Copyright

© 2012 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris. Licensed by VAGA, New York.