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    Sale 11966

    Prints & Multiples

    21 September 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 88

    Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968) and Man Ray (1890-1976)

    Arturo Schwarz: il reale assoluto

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    Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968) and Man Ray (1890-1976)
    Arturo Schwarz: il reale assoluto
    the complete book including two lithographs by Duchamp and ten by Man Ray, 1964, on Magnani wove paper, with title, poems by Arturo Schwarz, and justification, signed in pencil on the justification by the author and both artists, copy number 64 from the edition of one hundred, published by Galleria Schwarz, Milan, 1964, the lithograph Certificat de lecture (S. 592) by Duchamp rolled (as issued), his lithograph Four Readymades (S. 591) together with one lithograph by Man Ray on a folded sheet in a separate paper folder, the other lithographs by Man Ray en-texte, the book with the original white paper folder, all within the original black cloth-covered box with the title on the spine and front, generally in good condition (book)
    350 x 308 x 65 mm. (overall)

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    The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by the Association Marcel Duchamp.

    Special Notice

    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.


    Enrico Pedrini Collection, Genoa; then by descent to the present owner.