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Alberto Giacometti letter to Peter Selz, 1959 May 17, from the Peter Howard Selz papers, 1929-2014, bulk 1950-2005

Alberto Giacometti letter to Peter Selz, 1959 May 17

Giacometti, Alberto, 1901-1966

Item Information

Title: Alberto Giacometti letter to Peter Selz

Date: 1959 May 17

Physical Details: 1 letter : handwritten ; 21 x 27

Description: Letter is in French.

Giacometti reflects on a question from Selz about artistic representations of the human form.

A typewritten translation of this letter into English has been scanned and cataloged as item 17006. This item should be viewed with item 17006.

Creator: Giacometti, Alberto, 1901-1966

Forms part of: Peter Howard Selz papers, 1929-2014, bulk 1950-2005

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Alberto Giacometti letter to Peter Selz, 1959 May 17. Peter Howard Selz papers, 1929-2014, bulk 1950-2005. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 17005