Pencil drawing on heavy wove drawing paper, portrait of a man, attributed* to Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966). Signed and dated 1955. 7 7/8 x 4 7/8 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 reference the present drawing in particular or any other specific Giacometti drawing.
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