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    Sale 1897

    Prints And Multiples

    30 - 31 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 256

    MARCEL DUCHAMP (1887-1968)

    Rotoreliefs (Optical Discs) (Schwarz 441)

    Price Realised  

    MARCEL DUCHAMP (1887-1968)
    Rotoreliefs (Optical Discs) (Schwarz 441)
    the complete set of 12 offset lithographs in colors (printed on both sides of six cardboard disks), black plastic circular holder, and the black velvet-covered motorized wall hanging unit with metal and magnet revolving platform with two black velvet covered viewers, conceived in 1935, Schwartz's fifth edition of 150 published by Galerie Schwarz, Milan, 1965 (there were also editions of 500, 1000, 100 and 5 published in 1935, 1953, 1959, and 1963, respectively), Lampe signed with initials in blue ink, with incised signature, dated and numbered '74/150' on the brass justification plaque (tarnished) affixed to the underside of the unit, the disks generally in good condition, wiring intact (revolves when plugged in)
    diameter (discs): 8 in. (203 mm.)
    overall (wall unit): 15 x 15 x 5 in. (381 x 381 x 127 mm.)


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