It's a great joy for me. I work a lot and I hope to get something new. Very cordial greetings to Madame Thompson and to yourself. Made I believe in 1929 or 30 after a sculpture from 1927.I believe in 1930 or maybe even 31 after a sculpture from 1927. This American engineer made a fortune in finance at the time of the great depression. His important modern art collection included, in addition to the works of giacometti, those of paul klee, jean dubuffet, joan miró, henry moore. 1956 was rich in work for alberto giacometti. He had, fifteen days earlier, finished representing the france at the Biennale de Venise (1 June 1 October 1956). As this letter shows, he seeks to "come to something new. " Giacometti is thus diving into what will later be called the "Yanaihara crisis", a very important artistic phase of his life. Isaku Yanaihara is a professor of French philosophy at the university dosaka and meets giacometti in 1956. The latter was fascinated by his face; he then began a long series of paintings and sculptures with his effigy.
He first painted an oil painting in October 1956. It will follow many other drawings, paintings and sculptures. He will have Yanaihara laid every summer in 1957, 1959, 1960 and 1961. The marbles of Madame doesburg woman and the gallery beyeler head looking are now both found in the alberto giacometti stiftung in Swiss.
The marble of the Damsterdam Museum, quoted in the letter, is also called the head that looks is still in the same museum today. Check out our manuscripts The Autograph Gallery of Centuries specializes in the sale and expertise of autograph letters and manuscripts of the great personalities of past centuries. Purchase / payment methods we accept the following methods of payment: transfers and bank cheques. The prices shown are in euros and are net. All our shipments are made in registered mail with insurance at a flat rate of 10 for France and 20 for the rest of the world.
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About all the pieces proposed are originals whose authenticity we guarantee. Our invoices serve as proof of authenticity of the parts sold.However, at your request, we may issue a certificate of authenticity, in addition. The item "alberto giacometti autograph letter signed on its 1930 marbles" has been on sale since Saturday 11 July 2020. It is in the category "books, bd, magazines\old books, collection". The seller is "juniennn0" and is located at/in lyon. This item can be delivered anywhere in the world.