The Artist’s Father I, c. 1929/1930
Le père de lʼartiste I

In 1927 in the Val Bregaglia, Alberto Giacometti created a series of heads based on his father, the well-known painter Giovanni Giacometti (1868–1933), which probably started with this traditionally designed sculpture.

Material
Plaster
Dimensions
27.0 x 18.5 x 23.5 cm
Creditline
Kunsthaus Zürich, Alberto Giacometti-Stiftung, Donated by Bruno and Odette Giacometti, 2005
Object number
GS 258
Signature
Not signed
Further information
Provenance
  • Zürcher Kunstgesellschaft | Kunsthaus Zürich (Museum), ab 2005, Leihgabe
  • Alberto Giacometti-Stiftung (Sammlung), Zürich, 2005, Geschenk
  • Bruno und Odette Giacometti, bis 2005
  • Alberto Giacometti