Nude from Life, 1954
Nu dʼaprès nature

In 1953–54 Giacometti created a large number of standing female figures in this format based on nudes of Annette, in which he experimented with various expressive deformations.

Material
Bronze
Dimensions
52.5 x 14.5 x 20.0 cm
Creditline
Kunsthaus Zürich, Alberto Giacometti-Stiftung, 1965
Object number
GS 053
Signature
Inscribed on plinth, right: Alberto Giacometti 3/6; on the back, below in the middle: Susse Fondeur Paris
Further information
Ex. 3/6
Provenance
  • Zürcher Kunstgesellschaft | Kunsthaus Zürich (Museum), frühestens ab 1965, Leihgabe
  • Alberto Giacometti-Stiftung (Sammlung), Zürich, frühestens ab 1965, Übernahme
  • Alberto Giacometti-Syndikat, Zürich, 1963, Kauf
  • Galerie Beyeler, Basel, 1963, Kauf
  • Sammlung G. David Thompson, Pittsburgh, 1956
  • Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York
  • Alberto Giacometti