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    DIEGO GIACOMETTI (Swiss 1902-1985)
    Chat maître d'hôtel
    Bronze with brown patina
    12 inches (30.5 cm)
    Inscribed on base: Diego

    Accompanied by a letter of authenticity from James Lord.

    Diego and his brother, Alberto, worked together most of their lives. Diego's sobriety and balance were the perfect reflection of Alberto's extroverted ways. Diego had a passion for animals, both wild and domesticated. Late in his life, after the death of Alberto, he returned to his childhood passion and modeled animals in expressive forms.


    Condition Report*: Overall very good condition with two minor scratches on one arm
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2007
    6th-7th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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