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    Sale 2822

    Post-War and Contemporary Art

    17 June 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 78

    Arman (FRENCH, 1928-2005)

    Hommage à Duchamp: To and For Rose Selavy

    Price Realised  

    Arman (FRENCH, 1928-2005)
    Hommage à Duchamp: To and For Rose Selavy
    a wooden box comprising a chess board and three accumulations of chess pieces, photographs and cigars in resin, all signed and numbered 'Arman HC2'. This set is edited by Abrams Original Editions and published by The Philadelphia Museum of Art in an edition of ninety plus twenty hors commerce.
    23 x 45.5 x 10 cm.
    Executed in 1973.


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    Provenance

    A gift from the artist to the present owner.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the present lot is executed in 1973.