Homage to Derain (Portrait of Derain), 1955
Hommage à Derain (Portrait de Derain)

The etching was made after an illustration from the catalogue of the exhibition ‘Derain’ at the Musée National dʼArt Moderne, Paris (1954–55), which greatly impressed Giacometti. The original is a self-portrait by Derain from 1913–14.

Material
Etching
Dimensions
47.2 x 34.0 cm
Creditline
Kunsthaus Zürich, Alberto Giacometti-Stiftung, 2008
Object number
GS 407
Signature
Inscribed bottom: Hommage a Derain; on the back: Epreuve documentaire [stamp] / 3/5
Further information
Reprint 2008; Ex. 3/5
Provenance