Recto LR in graphite pencil: Alberto Giacometti 1953 Verso UR: blindstamp of Martello [possibly Mactello; shows a t-square as part of the stamp design; stamp inverted] Later inscriptions or marks: Verso C in graphite pencil: -- 29 [sideways] Verso LR in graphite pencil: 2837 / Maeght Verso LR in graphite pencil: 2559 / 94
Gallerie Maeght, Paris; 1955, sold by Gallerie Maeght to Florence and Richard Weil, St. Louis; Sotheby's (sale 6985, 14 May 1997, lot 353); purchased for a private collector, San Francisco by the John Berggruen Gallery; 2000, sold by the Berggruen Gallery to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 26, 2000)
Charles H. Bayley Picture and Painting Fund
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