Diego in a Sweater, 1953
Diego au chandail

Giacometti’s production of busts depicting his brother peaks in 1953–54; here the concentration on the head and the gaze as living energy centre is most pronounced.

Material
Bronze
Dimensions
49.0 x 28.0 x 22.5 cm
Creditline
Kunsthaus Zürich, Alberto Giacometti-Stiftung, 1965
Object number
GS 054
Signature
Inscribed on plinth, right: 1/6 / Alberto Giacometti; on the back: Susse 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, Zürich, 1963, Kauf
  • Galerie Beyeler, Basel, 1963, Kauf
  • Sammlung G. David Thompson, Pittsburgh, 1954
  • Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York
  • Alberto Giacometti