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    Sale 2187

    Prints & Multiples

    22 July 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 38

    MARCEL DUCHAMP (1875-1963)

    Rotoreliefs (Optical Discs) (Schwarz 441)

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    MARCEL DUCHAMP (1875-1963)
    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, two black plastic viewers, and explanatory note in French, 1935, each signed in ink (Schwarz calls for the 1935 edition to be unsigned), (No. 2) dedicated 'pour Reana affectueusement', from the unnumbered original edition of 500 (there were also editions of 1000, 100, 5 and 150 published in 1953, 1959, 1963 and 1965 respectively), each with occasional surface soiling and minor wear, otherwise in very good condition
    Overall Diameter: 9¾ in. (248 mm.)


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