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Tall Figure, (1947, cast 1956)

Alberto Giacometti, Swiss, b. Borgonovo, 1901–1966

Bronze, 79 1/4 X 8 3/8 X 16 5/8 IN. (201.2 X 21.1 X 42.2 CM.)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Accession Number: 66.2031

Provenance:
Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York, to 1957

Exhibition History:
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Alberto Giacometti 1901-1966," 15 September-13 November 1988, no. 38, p. 132, ill. p. 133. TOUR: SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, 15 December 1988-5 February 1989.
MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, New York. "Alberto Giacometti," 10 October 2001-8 January 2002.

Published References:
GRISWOLD, WILLIAM M. et al. "Pierre Matisse and His Artists" (New York: Pierpont Morgan Library, 2001), p. 64.
UNSIGNED. "Gyroscope: Fall 2005," (Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, 2005), fig. 2. [exhibition brochure]

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Surrealism (European)/Postwar European