The Artistʼs Mother, 1927
La mère de lʼartiste

Annetta Giacometti (1871–1964) was extremely important to Alberto Giacometti and he often portrayed her, though only in drawings and pictures from 1927 onwards.

Material
Bronze
Dimensions
32.5 x 23.0 x 11.0 cm
Creditline
Kunstmuseum Basel, on permanent loan from the Alberto Giacometti-Stiftung, 1965
This work is on long-term loan to the Kunstmuseum Basel
Object number
GS 007
Signature
Inscribed on base, front: 1927; back: Alberto Giacometti; foundry mark on left: CIRE M PASTORI PERDUE
Further information
Provenance
  • Kunstmuseum Basel, fühestens ab 1965, Dauerleihgabe
  • Alberto Giacometti-Stiftung (Sammlung), Zürich, frühestens ab 1965, Übernahme
  • Provenienz, Alberto Giacometti-Syndikat, Zürich, Geschenk als Ersatz
  • Alberto Giacometti