Gazing Head, 1928
Tête qui regarde

This bronze after the famous plaster sculpture of 1928 (see the version in the Alberto Giacometti Foundation, GS 010) was cast in 1955 at Susse in Paris. As Giacometti achieved worldwide renown, his pre-war work also attracted great interest.

Material
Bronze
Dimensions
39.5 x 33.5 x 6.5 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 011
Signature
Signed and inscribed on plinth, front left: Alberto Giacometti 3/6
Further information
Ex. 3/6
Provenance
  • Kunstmuseum Basel, frühestens ab 1965, Dauerleihgabe
  • Alberto Giacometti-Stiftung (Sammlung), Zürich, frühestens 1965, Übernahme
  • Alberto Giacometti-Syndikat, 1963, Kauf
  • Galerie Beyeler, Basel, 1963, Kauf
  • Sammlung G. David Thompson, Pittsburgh, 1955, Kauf
  • Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York
  • Alberto Giacometti