Flower in Danger, 1932
Fleur en danger

Giacometti had his Surrealist plasters executed in wood by the Basque art carpenter Ipústegi. The gallows with the flower was initially attached at right angles to the longitudinal plane.

Material
Wood, plaster, wire and string
Dimensions
56 x 78 x 18 cm
Creditline
Kunsthaus Zürich, Alberto Giacometti-Stiftung, 1965
Object number
GS 024
Signature
Inscribed on base board, front right: Alberto Giacometti
Further information
Provenance
  • ab 1965, Zürcher Kunstgesellschaft | Kunsthaus Zürich (Museum), Zürich, Leihgabe
  • ab 1965, Alberto Giacometti-Stiftung (Sammlung), Zürich, Übereignung
  • 1963, Alberto Giacometti-Syndikat, Zürich, Kauf
  • 1963, Galerie Beyeler (Galerie), Basel, Kauf
  • G. David Thompson (*1899 Newark, OH, +1965 Pittsburgh, PA) (Sammler/-in), Pittsburgh
  • Verbleib unbekannt
  • 1948, Pierre Matisse Gallery (Galerie), New York
  • Alberto Giacometti (*1901 Borgonovo bei Stampa, +1966 Chur) (Künstler/-in)