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    Sale 11966

    Prints & Multiples

    21 September 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 85

    Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968)

    Morceaux choisis d'après Ingres II

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    Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968)
    Morceaux choisis d'après Ingres II
    etching with aquatint, 1968, on cream Japon nacré paper, signed in pencil, numbered 17/30, an impression of the second, final state, published by Arturo Schwarz, Milan, 1968, the full sheet, with deckle edges above, below and at right, small tape stains in the sheet corners, otherwise in good condition, framed
    Plate 345 x 236 mm., Sheet 505 x 325 mm.


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    This etching is based on figures from two paintings by Ingres: the woman from The Turkish Bath, the man from Oedipus and the Sphinx. It was published as part of the additional suite of nine etchings on the theme of lovers for the deluxe edition of Arturo Schwarz' book The Large Glass and Related Works, vol. 2, Milan, 1968.

    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.


    Provenance

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


    Literature

    Schwarz (1970) 404; Schwarz (1997) 651 c