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Portrait of Douglas Cooper
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About the item

Alberto Giacometti, Portrait of Douglas Cooper\nSigned, dated and inscribed Alberto Giacometti, Paris le 8 mai 1956, Essai d'un portrait de Douglas Cooper en souvenir d'un voyage de noce (lower left)\nPencil on paper\n25 3/8 by 19 3/4 in.\n64.5 by 50 cm
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notes

Douglas Cooper remembers sitting for the artist approximately six times within a ten day period in Paris in 1956.  Another closely related drawing from these sittings is in the collection of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York.

medium

Pencil on paper

creator

Alberto Giacometti

dimensions

25 3/8 by 19 3/4 in. 64.5 by 50 cm

provenance

Helene S. Thompson (acquired directly from the artist and sold: Sotheby's New York, May 19, 1983, lot 257)

André Emmerich Gallery, New York (acquired at the above sale)

Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1983


*Note: The price is not recalculated to the current value. It refers to the actual final price at the time the item was sold.

*Note: The price is not recalculated to the current value. It refers to the actual final price at the time the item was sold.


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