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Diego Giacometti, Chat maitre-d'hotel, c. 1967, Diego Giacometti (Swiss, 1902-1985), red/brown patinated cast bronze, inscribed "Diego" on the base, 11.5"h x 4"w x 6"d

Provenance: From the Collection of Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw; acquired from James Lord (as reported by Eugene Thaw)

Notes/Literature: James Lord (American, 1922-2009), biographer and recognized authority on Alberto and Diego Giacometti, was a close family friend of the Thaws -- Art dealer, connoisseur, and philanthropist Eugene Victor Thaw (1927-2018) was widely considered to be among the world's greatest collectors of European master drawings, French Post-Impressionism, Cubism, and an early advocate of the American Abstract Expressionists. One of the most respected art dealers of his day, he is credited with placing hundreds of major works into museums around the world, and was the founding member and past president of the Art Dealers Association of America.

Condition

Good, nice surface, minor variations in patina from handling, dust accumulation on base

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Diego Giacometti, Chat maitre-d'hotel, c. 1967

Estimate $30,000 - $50,000Nov 16, 2018
607 Myrtle Ave
Boonton, NJ 07005
United States
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