Alberto Giacometti was famous for his long thin sculptures and was said to be influenced by cubism and surrealism. He was not however the originator of this kind of depiction, These movements by the European artists were copied from African art as so many western influences say in music like Jazz or the blues and increasingly Tuareg music. This is a bronze sculpture of an original piece from last century probably first made in wood. Its delicate and deliberate fragility represents life and its tenuous hold. A proud figure with dignity stands against the elements of nature. Made in hot cast bronze metal an enduring work of symbolic art from its original source. it stands 30cm in height.
This is a chance to buy a collectible piece of bronze art at a very low price which will continue to impress as their significance becomes more appreciated. It has a simple mark M which may be the casting company initial mark not the sculptor.