Young Woman, Picking Fruit, 1936
Jeune femme cueillant des fruits

One of two decorative reliefs that Giacometti produced for Baron Roland de lʼEspée’s ‘Salle de cinéma et de danse’ in Paris designed by Jean-Michel Frank; one of the pair concealed the film projector.

Cast made in around 1986 from the original model in the estate of Diego Giacometti. The second relief went to the Musée national dʼart moderne in Paris.

Material
Bas-relief in plaster
Dimensions
84.0 x 72.0 x 5.0 cm
Creditline
Kunsthaus Zürich, Alberto Giacometti-Stiftung, Donated by Bruno and Odette Giacometti on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the foundation, 1990
Object number
GS 173
Signature
Not signed
Further information
Provenance
  • Zürcher Kunstgesellschaft | Kunsthaus Zürich (Museum), ab 1990, Leihgabe
  • Alberto Giacometti-Stiftung (Sammlung), Zürich, Geschenk Bruno und Odette Giacometti anlässlich des 25-jährigen Jubiläums der Stiftung, 1990
  • Bruno und Odette Giacometti
  • Alberto Giacometti