Woman, 1929
Femme

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.

Material
Bronze, patinated in a gold tone
Dimensions
48.0 x 39.0 x 8.5 cm
Creditline
Kunsthaus Zürich, Alberto Giacometti-Stiftung, 1965
Object number
GS 014
Signature
Inscribed on back, above the plinth: Alberto Giacometti / 2/6; on plinth: Susse Fondeur Paris
Further information
Ex. 2/6; bronze casts of the sculpture were made from 1956
Provenance
  • 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