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Art of the Month

As part of the Exhibition Review for the amazing Giacometti exhibition, at Tate Modern, I thought I would share with you one of my favourite Giacometti pieces. It is incredible to learn that the Sainsbury's bought this piece from Giacometti for £123.00.

Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966)
Diego Seated, 1948 (signed 1949)
Oil, 80.6 x 50.2 cm
Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Collection, UEA51

 

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