Alberto Giacometti (1901 - 1966)
ORIGINAL ARTISTS BOOK WITH SIGNED LITHOGRAPH
Title: Quarantacinque disegni di Alberto Giacometti
Publisher: Giulio Einaudi Editore, Torino - in 1963
Edited by : Lamberto Vitali, and with a foreword by Jean Leymarie.
Edition: 23/100; The edition published was 1245 copies, numbered from 1 to 1245. The Deluxe edition of 100 (our example 23/100) includes an original lithograph by Alberto Giacometti, numbered and signed, made especially for this edition. Five copies « hors commerce » have been printed also, numbered from I to V, also including the lithograph, and intended for the artist, the publisher and the authors. The very high quality reproductions, by special process of photoengraving, were made after original drawings
Provenance: Galleria Massimo Minini, Brecia, Italy (An original signed certificate is sold to the buyer off this work)
Condition: Some stating on the cover of the book - otherwise in excellent condition. The lithograph is in perfect condition.
Details of the original Lithograph:
Medium: Original Lithograph, 1963, on Arches watermarked paper, signed by the artist in pencil
Size: 629 x 470 ,mms (24,75” x 18.5” Inches)
Published by: Einaudi, Torino, Italy
Reference: Herbert C Lust “Alberto Giacometti : The Complete Graphics” Number 39, page 52