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
56.0 x 78.0 x 18.0 cm
Creditline
Kunsthaus Zürich, Alberto Giacometti-Stiftung, 1965
Object number
GS 024
Signature
Inscribed on base board, front right: Alberto Giacometti
Further information
Provenance
  • Zürcher Kunstgesellschaft | Kunsthaus Zürich (Museum), frühestens ab 1965, Leihgabe
  • Alberto Giacometti-Stiftung (Sammlung), Zürich, frühestens ab 1965, Übernahme
  • Alberto Giacometti-Syndikat, Zürich, 1963, Kauf
  • Galerie Beyeler, Basel, 1963, Kauf
  • Sammlung G. David Thompson, Pittsburgh
  • Verbleib unbekannt
  • Pierre Matisse (Sammler), 1948
  • Alberto Giacometti