Alberto Giacometti - Les Ermites d'après Jan van Eyck

Alberto Giacometti - Les Ermites d'après Jan van Eyck - image-1
Alberto Giacometti - Les Ermites d'après Jan van Eyck - image-1

Alberto Giacometti

Les Ermites d'après Jan van Eyck
Ca. 1950

Tuschfederzeichnung 29,5 x 29,5 cm - Minimal geblichen

The sculptor Alberto Giacometti often drew after Old Master paintings, probably also for purposes of study. This drawing is sketched after the group of hermits on the left interior part of the altar painted by Jan van Eyck for St. Bavo Cathedral in Gent.

Provenance

Louis Clayeux, Paris; Nolan/Eckman Gallery New York; collection Walter Bareiss, Greenwich/Munich; Galerie Hauser und Wirth, Zurich

Literature

Luigi Carlucci, Begegnungen mit der Vergangenheit. Kopien nach alter Kunst, Zurich 1968, ill. nr. 83, p. 203; Suzanne Pagé, Alberto Giacometti, Paris 1991, nr. 306, p. 401 with ill.

Exhibitions

Paris 1991/1992 (Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris), Retrospektive Alberto Giacometti, cat. nr. 306, p. 401 with ill.

Lot 338 D

Estimate:
12.000 € - 15.000 €

Result:
15.730 €