Alberto Giacometti 1901-1966
Inscribed 'Alberto Giacometti 1949' on back of canvas
Oil on canvas, 25 5/8 x 21 1/8 (65 x 53.5)
Purchased from the artist (Benson Fund) 1949
Exh: Alberto Giacometti: Sculpture, Paintings, Drawings, Arts Council Gallery, London, June-July 1955 (41, repr.); Alberto Giacometti: Sculpture Paintings Drawings 1913-65, Tate Gallery, July-August 1965 (105); Giacometti-Udstillingen, Louisiana Museum, Humlebaek, September- October 1965 (100)
Repr: Palma Bucarelli, Giacometti (Rome 1962), p.31 in colour (wrongly dated 1950) as 'Interno dello Studio'
The interior of Giacometti's studio in the Rue Hippolyte-Maindron in Paris 14e, with several of his sculptures standing on the work-table or on the floor.
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.279, reproduced p.279