Four Figurines on a Stand , 1950
Quatre figurines sur base

In this work, Giacometti sought to capture in depth the appearance of four female dancers at a great distance, while the counterpart, ‘Quatre femmes sur socle’ (see GS 039), evokes the unsettling proximity of the same women.

Material
Bronze, patinated in a golden tone, figures painted
Dimensions
162.0 x 41.5 x 32.0 cm
Creditline
Kunsthaus Zürich, Alberto Giacometti-Stiftung, 1965
Object number
GS 040
Signature
Inscribed on base, right: 1/6 A. Giacometti; on back: Alexis Rudier / Fondeur Paris
Further information
Ex. 1/6
Provenance
  • Zürcher Kunstgesellschaft | Kunsthaus Zürich (Museum), frühestens ab 1965, Leihgabe
  • Alberto Giacometti-Stiftung (Sammlung), Zürich, frühestens ab 1965, Übernahme
  • Alberto Giacometti-Syndikat, 1963, Kauf
  • Galerie Beyeler, Basel, 1965, Kauf
  • Sammlung G. David Thompson, Pittsburgh, 1955
  • Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York
  • Alberto Giacometti