Head of Bruno, 1930
Tête de Bruno

The head was created as a cast of ʻTête de Brunoʼ (see GS 259), the preceding plaster model, using a multi-part negative plaster mould (plaster piece-mould). Subsequently, Giacometti lightly reworked the surface in several phases.

No subsequent casts were made from this plaster, meaning that it did not serve as a template for a bronze cast.

Material
Plaster
Dimensions
31.4 x 19.7 x 23.6 cm
Creditline
Kunsthaus Zürich, Alberto Giacometti-Stiftung, Donated by Bruno and Odette Giacometti, 2006
Object number
GS 293
Signature
Not signed
Further information
Provenance
  • Zürcher Kunstgesellschaft | Kunsthaus Zürich (Museum), ab 2006, Leihgabe
  • Alberto Giacometti-Stiftung (Sammlung), 2006
  • Bruno und Odette Giacometti, bis 2006, Nachlass
  • Alberto Giacometti