Catalogue entry

Alberto Giacometti 1901-1966

T00776 Femme debout (Standing Woman) c.1958-9

Inscribed 'Alberto Giacometti' on top of base, at back; 'Susse Fondr Paris' on back of base; '4' on r. side of base
Bronze, 27 1/4 x 5 3/8 x 9 1/2 (69.5 x 13.7 x 24)
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 (78) as 'Standing Woman' c.1958-9; Giacometti-Udstillingen, Louisiana Museum, Humlebaek, September-October 1965 (73)

The plaster of this work was probably exhibited for the first time in Giacometti's exhibition at the Kunsthaus, Zurich, in December 1962-January 1963 (among nos.75-8, all described as 'Figure' 1958-60, ht. 68cm), but the bronzes, like those of T00775 and T00777, were not released until 1964.

Published in:
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.282, reproduced p.282