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    Sale 11966

    Prints & Multiples

    21 September 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 87

    Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968)

    Arturo Schwarz: The Large Glass and Related Works

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    Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968)
    Arturo Schwarz: The Large Glass and Related Works
    the book including nine etchings with aquatint and 144 facsimile reproductions, 1965-67, the etchings on wove paper watermarked THE LARGE GLASS, each sheet folded (as issued), with title, text and justification, signed in pencil by the artist and author, copy number 29, from the total edition of 150 copies, published by Galleria Schwarz, Milan, 1967, lacking the additional suite of etchings, loose (as issued), in the original white card folder and white cloth-covered chemise, all within the original perspex box with a colour reproduction of the Large Glass on the front, in very good condition (book)
    435 x 270 x 75 mm. (overall)

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    The nine etchings represent various elements of the Large Glass, 1915-23.
    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.


    Schwarz (1970) 395; Schwarz (1997) 643