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    Sale 11966

    Prints & Multiples

    21 September 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 89

    Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968)

    Walter Hopps, Ulf Linde, Arturo Schwarz: Marcel Duchamp - Ready-Mades, etc. (1913-1964)

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    Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968)
    Walter Hopps, Ulf Linde, Arturo Schwarz: Marcel Duchamp - Ready-Mades, etc. (1913-1964)
    the complete book including a photo printed on celluloid, 1964-65, the photo signed in blue ink and numbered 54/100, with title, justification, text and various illustrations, signed in black ink on the justification, copy number 54, published by Galleria Schwarz, Milan, and Le Terrain Vague, Paris, 1964-65, the photo within the original cloth-covered boards with the book title and the copy number 54 on the front, the book in the original black calf binding, all within the original card slipcase (book)
    Photo 299 x 237 mm., Book 354 x 255 x 27 mm. (overall)


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    The photo Piston courant d'air (Draft Piston) included in this volume is a print of one of three original photographs taken in 1914 as preparatory works for 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.


    Provenance

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


    Literature

    Schwarz (1970) 366 & 379; Schwarz (1994) 594 & 619