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    Sale 3065

    Post-War and Contemporary Art

    1 - 2 November 2016, Amsterdam

  • Lot 126

    Marcel Broodthaers (1924-1976)

    Le Manuscrit trouvé dans une Bouteille (Manuscript Found in a Bottle)

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    Marcel Broodthaers (1924-1976)
    Le Manuscrit trouvé dans une Bouteille (Manuscript Found in a Bottle)
    signed with the artist's initials and numbered '95/120 M. B.' (lower centre of sheet)
    glass bottle wrapped in screenprint on tissue paper, in cardboard box
    sheet: 48.5 x 35cm.
    bottle: 30.5 x 7.5 x 7.5cm.
    box: 31 x 8 x 8cm.
    Executed in 1974, this work is number ninety-five from an edition of one hundred and twenty

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    Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.
    “ ! ”: Lot is imported from outside the EU. For each Lot the Buyer’s Premium is calculated as 37.75% of the Hammer Price up to a value of €30,000, plus 31.7% of the Hammer Price between €30,001 and €1,200,000, plus 22.02% of any amount in excess of €1,200,000.


    Galerie Marika Malacorda, Geneva.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.

    Pre-Lot Text



    Galerie Jos Jamar (ed.), Marcel Broodthaers: Het Volledig Grafisch Werk en de Boeken, Knokke-Duinbergen 1989, no. 19 (another from the edition illustrated in colour, pp. 56, 58).
    N. Nobis, W. Meyer (eds.), Marcel Broodthaers: Katalog der Editionen Graphik und Bücher, Ostfildern-Ruit 1996, no. 20 (another from the edition illustrated in colour, p. 45).