Lot 3045* - A181 Swiss Art - Friday, 30. June 2017, 04.00 PM

GIACOMETTI, ALBERTO

(Borgonovo 1901 - 1966 Chur)
Monte del Forno. Circa 1923.
Oil on canvas.
Signed and dated lower right: Alberto Giacometti 1923.
60 x 50 cm.

Certificate:
Fondation Giacometti, Paris December 2016, AGD 3679.

Provenance:
Private collection, Germany; acquired from Dr. Lucas Lichtenhan in Basel, according to tradition.


This painting was recently rediscovered in a private collection and was hitherto unknown to Giacometti research. According to family tradition, the work was acquired by the aunt of the present owner from Alberto Giacometti's childhood friend and supporter Lucas Lichtenhan, who went to school together with the budding artist in Schiers.

CHF 300 000 / 400 000

€ 263 160 / 350 880

Sold for CHF 940 500 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.