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Alberto Giacometti (1901 - 1966)

Lot 103: Inspired by Alberto Giacometti

Adams Amsterdam Auctions

September 28, 2015
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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GIACOMETTI, Alberto (Swiss 1901 - 1966) - after. Four Women on a Pedestal. Painted bronze, inscribed 'A. Rudier Fondeur' (on back of the base), 76 x 41.5 x 17 cm. Good condition. Variant replica of a famous sculpture by Giacometti executed in 1950. Examination of the work reveals important differences with the work by Giacometti, as well in the position of the feet as in the details. NB NOT BY GIACOMETTI!

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GIACOMETTI, Alberto (Swiss 1901 - 1966) - after.


Although Molenaar must have been aware of the fact that the work wasn't a genuine Giacometti, he was very proud of the sculpture and enjoyed impressing his guests with the alleged masterpiece.

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