Landscape Near Samedan, 1930
Paysage à Samedan

According to Bruno Giacometti, his brother had an operation on his appendix in Samedan Hospital in July 1930; the drawing is of the Bernina mountain range as seen from the window of his room.

Material
Pen in brown ink on thin paper
Dimensions
21.8 x 26.7 cm
Creditline
Kunsthaus Zürich, Alberto Giacometti-Stiftung, 1965
Object number
GS 097
Signature
Later inscribed bottom right (in ballpoint): Alberto Giacometti 1930
Further information
Provenance
  • Zürcher Kunstgesellschaft | Kunsthaus Zürich (Museum), frühestens ab 1965, Leihgabe
  • Alberto Giacometti-Stiftung (Sammlung), Zürich, frühestens 1965, Übernahme
  • Alberto Giacometti-Syndikat, Zürich, 1963, Kauf
  • Galerie Beyeler, Basel, 1963, Kauf
  • Sammlung G. David Thompson, Pittsburgh
  • Alberto Giacometti