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Walking Man II

A tall, spindly human figure in rough bronze with an elongated torso and arms and dramatically long, thin, kneeless legs appears to be walking mid-stride, both feet on the ground but quite far apart
© 2018 Succession Giacometti / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

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  • A tall, spindly human figure in rough bronze with an elongated torso and arms and dramatically long, thin, kneeless legs appears to be walking mid-stride, both feet on the ground but quite far apart

Date:

1960

Artist:

Alberto Giacometti
Swiss, 1901–1966

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 398

Department

Contemporary Art

Artist

Alberto Giacometti

Title

Walking Man II

Place

Switzerland (Artist's nationality:)

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1960

Medium

Bronze

Edition

2 of 6

Dimensions

188 × 28 × 111.8 cm (74 × 11 × 44 in.)

Credit Line

Grant J. Pick Purchase Fund

Reference Number

1965.358

Copyright

© 2018 Succession Giacometti / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

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