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Lot 0032
Pencil drawing on wove drawing paper, portrait of a young man, signed (Alberto Giacometti*, 1901-1966) and dated 1950. 7 7/8 x 7 inches. Very good condition overall. Unframed for inspection and post-auction shipping.

Provenance: Private collection, California. A copy of a consignment receipt from Boisgirard Auction House, Paris, dated 1999, referencing 4 drawings by Alberto Giacometti accompanied the present drawing when it was acquired by the current owner. Please note that the receipt, a copy of which will accompany the lot, does not necessarily reference the present drawing.

*Preston Hall Gallery has not had this lot examined by an expert to determine its authenticity. The lot description is for identification purposes only and does not constitute an attribution. Some works sold by Preston Hall Gallery have subsequently been authenticated and resold by major auction houses worldwide. Preston Hall Gallery cannot guaranty the same outcome for the present lot. Bidders should understand the risks associated with buying unauthenticated works of art before placing their bids. For additional information regarding works of art, please see "Authentication and Provenance of Fine Art," following Section 27 in our Terms & Conditions of Sale (as found on Live Auctioneers) before placing your bid. No additional information regarding this lot's provenance is available nor will any be provided after the sale. The provenance for this lot may not have been verified and could contain factual inaccuracies or omissions. This lot is not guaranteed and may not be returned. [Copyright 2018 Preston Hall Gallery].

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Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) Pencil Sketch

Estimate $1,500 - $1,800Jan 29, 2018