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Alberto Giacometti and artists' model Carmen Damedoz, 1922

Walton, Marion, 1899-1996, photographer


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Title: Alberto Giacometti and artists' model Carmen Damedoz

Date: 1922

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 9 x 7 cm.

Description: Identification on verso (handwritten): Carmen and Roberto; Giacometti (sculptor); Paris; taken by M. Walton 1922 in the sculptor's studio at the Academie de la Grand Chaumiere. Bourdelle [?] was the maitre [?], Carmen was Rodin's mod[el].

Though the note on verso suggests the man in the photo is named Roberto, it is presumed that it is Alberto Giacometti.

Identification of Carmen based on similarity to photos of Damedoz in: Rodin et ses modèles: le portrait photographié: Musée Rodin, 24 avril 1990-3 juin 1990. [Paris]: Le Musée, 1990.

Creator: Walton, Marion, 1899-1996, photographer

Forms part of: Marion Walton papers, 1915-1976

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation Information: Marion Walton. Alberto Giacometti and artists' model Carmen Damedoz, 1922. Marion Walton papers, 1915-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 8538