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Auktion: Fine Books & Manuscripts
wurde versteigert am: 14. Juni 2016
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GIACOMETTI, ALBERTO & DIEGO. ARCHIVE AND CORRESPONDENCE INCLUDING 2 ALS FROM ALBERTO TO DIEGO

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Schätzpreis: 40.000 $ - 60.000 $
Zuschlagspreis:  n. a.
Los-Nr. 219, Aufrufe: 34

Giacometti, Alberto (and others) AN IMPORTANT ARCHIVE OF THE SWISS SCULPTOR INCLUDING TWO AUTOGRAPH LETTERS TO HIS BROTHER, DIEGO GIACOMETTI. 2 autograph letters, the first signed ("Tuo Alberto"), the second unsigned, to Diego Giacometti, in Italian dialect, (8 pages), one dated "Stampa. 27. V. 52"; one postcard showing an antique Egyptian statue of a scribe, offered by Diego to Alberto, later offered by Diego and Alberto's nephew Silvio to James Lord ; 2 autograph letters signed "Mamma", in Italian dialect, from Annetta Giacometti, the first one dated in "Maloja, 8/7/30" to his son Alberto; the second dated in "Stampa, 29/12/61" to both Alberto and Diego (5 pages); one autograph note from Annette to her husband Alberto Giacometti, signed "ta zozotte", in French, (one page); one autograph letter signed "Diego", in Italian dialect, to Alberto, dated "Stampa 11-1-60" about their mother health (one page); one unsigned early autograph manuscript, in Italian, unsigned and titled "L'Orlando Furioso" (3 pages on 2 sheets). [with] Jean Cocteau. 2 autograph letters signed ("Jean Cocteau"), in French, to Diego Giacometti, (2 pages) asking him for two chairs and their price: "Dites moi ce que je dois payer bien que l'élégance de ces chaises n'ai pas de prix (...) si je m'arrête à deux, c'est que je les trouve si belles qu'il me semble ne pas devoir les traiter comme un simple meuble, mais comme un objet d'Art". Jacques Dupin. 2 autograph letters signed ("Jacques Dupin"), in French, to Alberto Giacometti, dated "21 mai 1962" and "13 juillet 62" (4 pages) regarding the soon-to-be-published monograph of the artist, edited by Maeght.

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Auktionshaus: Sotheby's
Titel: Fine Books & Manuscripts
Auktionsdatum: 14.06.2016
Adresse: Sotheby's
New York