Man (Apollo), 1929
Homme (Apollon)

This work was originally executed only in plaster, but Giacometti’s New York gallerist Pierre Matisse had six bronze casts made in 1954.

Material
Bronze
Dimensions
40.0 x 30.5 x 8.5 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 018
Signature
Inscribed on the lowest crossbeam, on back: 2/6 Alberto Giacometti 1929
Further information
Ex. 2/6
Provenance
  • Kunstmuseum Basel, frühestens ab 1965, Dauerleihgabe
  • Alberto Giacometti-Stiftung (Sammlung), Zürich, frühestens ab 1965, Übernahme
  • Alberto Giacometti-Syndikat, 1963, Kauf
  • Kunsthandel, Galerie Beyeler, Basel, 1965, Kauf
  • Sammlung G. David Thompson, Pittsburgh, Kauf
  • Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York, Kauf
  • Alberto Giacometti