Sketchbook, 1917
Skizzenbuch

These drawings are already noticeably more mature than the sketches in GS 217; the highly pictorial pen studies in particular are approaching the masterful works of 1918. The designs for compositions reveal a systematic approach.

Material
Ink in black till 20v, 36v–40, in blue 20v–36r, corrections in redt; fol. 31r on pasted paper watercolour on ink.
Dimensions
10.2 x 18.3 cm
Creditline
Kunsthaus Zürich, Alberto Giacometti-Stiftung, Donated by Bruno and Odette Giacometti, 2000
Object number
GS 223
Signature
Not signed
Further information
37 sheets
Provenance