Head of Diego, c. 1914
Kopf Diego

The head was modelled directly in Plasticine. It served as the template for two plaster casts using a multi-part plaster negative mould (plaster piece-mould).

Two further plaster casts were made in 1979 for documentary purposes, using silicone moulding.

Material
Plasticine
Dimensions
26.3 x 11.4 x 13.4 cm
Creditline
Kunsthaus Zürich, Alberto Giacometti-Stiftung, Donated by Bruno and Odette Giacometti, 2006
Object number
GS 281
Signature
Not signed
Further information
Provenance
  • Zürcher Kunstgesellschaft | Kunsthaus Zürich (Museum), ab 2006, Leihgabe
  • Alberto Giacometti-Stiftung (Sammlung), 2006, Geschenk
  • Bruno und Odette Giacometti, bis 2006, Nachlass
  • Alberto Giacometti