Bust of Diego, 1961
Buste de Diego

The bust was created by casting the initial clay model using a two-part negative plaster mould (lost mould). The surface displays no evidence of further working. From 1962, the plaster served as a template for bronze casts using the sand casting method.

Material
Plaster
Dimensions
34.3 x 39.5 x 15.3 cm
Creditline
Kunsthaus Zürich, Alberto Giacometti-Stiftung, Donated by Bruno and Odette Giacometti, 2006
Object number
GS 330
Signature
Not signed
Further information
Provenance
  • Zürcher Kunstgesellschaft | Kunsthaus Zürich (Museum), ab 2006, Leihgabe
  • Alberto Giacometti-Stiftung (Sammlung), 2006, Geschenk
  • Bruno und Odette Giacometti, Nachlass
  • Alberto Giacometti