T00782 Caroline 1965
Inscribed 'Alberto Giacometti 1965' b.r.
Oil on canvas, 51 1/4 x 32 (130 x 81)
Purchased from the artist (Grant-in-Aid) with the aid of the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1965
Exh: Alberto Giacometti: Sculpture Paintings Drawings 1913-65, Tate Gallery, July-August 1965 (155); Giacometti-Udstillingen, Louisiana Museum, Humlebaek, September-October 1965 (144)
Repr: The Friends of the Tate Gallery: Annual Report 1st May 1965-30th April 1966 (London 1966), p.25; Reinhold Hohl, Alberto Giacometti: Sculpture Painting Drawing (London 1972), p.168
The same model as T00781 and painted at the same time. It was done from a slightly greater distance, which gives it a more remote and Byzantine effect.
Ronald Alley, Catalogue of the Tate Gallery's Collection of Modern Art other than Works by British Artists, Tate Gallery and Sotheby Parke-Bernet, London 1981, p.284, reproduced p.284