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English translation of Alberto Giacometti letter to Peter Selz, not before 1959

English translation of Alberto Giacometti letter to Peter Selz, not before 1959

Giacometti, Alberto, 1901-1966

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Title: English translation of Alberto Giacometti letter to Peter Selz, not before 1959

Date: not before 1959

Physical Details: 1 letter : typescript ; 28 x 22 cm.

Description: Original letter, cataloged as item 17005, is dated May 17, 1959.

This item should be viewed with item 17005.

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

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: English translation of Alberto Giacometti letter to Peter Selz, not before 1959. Peter Howard Selz papers, 1929-2014, bulk 1950-2005. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Availability: This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.

Digital ID: 17006