11/05/2015 Giacometti's Pointing Man sells for a record US$141.3 million
Alberto Giacometti's 'L'homme au doigt' | 2015 World Auction Record
L'Homme Au Doigt (Pointing Man) by Alberto Giacometti
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L'Homme au doigt is a 1947 bronze sculpture by Alberto Giacometti, that became the most expensive sculpture ever when it sold for US$141.3 million in 2015. Giacometti made six casts of the work plus one artist's proof. Pointing Man is in the collections of New York's Museum of Modern Art London's Tate Gallery, and the Des Moines Art Center.
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