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Alberto Giacometti Lithograph for "Derrière le Miroir," 1957

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Alberto Giacometti (Swiss, 1901 – 1966)
Untitled (portrait sketch), 1957
Lithograph on paper
Pulled from Derrière le Miroir, no. 98
Published and printed by Maeght Éditeur, Paris
Authorized reproduction for publication after a drawing.

Born in 1901, Giacometti was a significant sculptor and printmaker. Influenced by Cubism and Surrealism, he began his career creating abstract portraits and objects, reminiscent of Picasso. After WWII, Giacometti became a leading figure in the Existentialist style, creating figural works that represent the anxiety and post-war trauma of human suffering. His art is featured in major collections throughout the world.

  • Item not examined outside of mounting


- toning and light debris to print and paper; minor scratching and accretions to frame.


18.0" W x 22.0" H x 0.75" D

- measurements of frame; visible sheet measures 10.5" W x 14.5" H.

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