Woman, 1929

The various ‘Femmes’ that followed the ‘Tête qui regarde’ differ from it fundamentally in their separation of figure from base. With forms that are indented and sometimes no more than scratched lines, the surface becomes a plane on which autonomous elements can play at will.

Bronze, patinated in a gold tone
48 x 39 x 8.5 cm
Kunsthaus Zürich, Alberto Giacometti-Stiftung, 1965
Object number
GS 014
inscribed on back, above the plinth: Alberto Giacometti / 2/6
Further information
Ex. 2/6; bronze casts of the sculpture were made from 1956
  • Zürcher Kunstgesellschaft | Kunsthaus Zürich (Museum), frühestens ab 1965, Leihgabe
  • Alberto Giacometti-Stiftung (Sammlung), Zürich, frühestens ab 1965, Übernahme
  • Alberto Giacometti-Syndikat, 1963, Kauf
  • Galerie Beyeler, Basel, 1963, Kauf
  • Sammlung G. David Thompson, Pittsburgh, 1957–1965
  • Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York
  • Alberto Giacometti