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Sculpture "Chariot"

Sculpture, 11.04.2019, 195×90×90 cm

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?? Sculpture "Chariot" in the style of Alberto Giacometti of the famous Swiss sculptor and painter, one of the greatest masters of the XX century.
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Alberto Giacometti. Sculpture "Chariot" (Chariot) Bronze 1950
A real triumph of sculpture was the evening auction of the art of impressionism and modernism at Sotheby's, held on November 4, 2014 in New York. For $ 100.695 million was sold to an anonymous buyer "Chariot" Alberto Giacometti. This work of Alberto Giacometti - in the top three most expensive sculptures sold at public auction.

“Chariot” is a work of the famous sculptor and is a thinned bronze gilded sculpture of the goddess in the form of a stella, standing on a two-wheeled chariot, belongs to the most famous creative period of Giacometti of the early 1950s. Cast in six copies in 1951-1952, it became a symbol of the revival of the post-war world. To date, only two of the six "Chariots" are in private collections. The four remaining versions of The Chariot are kept at the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, the National Gallery in Washington, the artist’s foundation at the Zurich Kunsthaus, and the New York Museum of Modern Art. .
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Art form: Sculpture

Subject and objects: Genre scene

Style of art: Surrealism

Date of creation: 11.04.2019

Size: 195×90×90 cm

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