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    Sale 11794

    Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale

    23 June 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 268

    Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968) in collaboration with Man Ray (1890-1976)

    Frames from an Uncompleted Stereoscopic Film

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    Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968) in collaboration with Man Ray (1890-1976)
    Frames from an Uncompleted Stereoscopic Film
    stamped with the signature 'Marcel Duchamp' and signed by the artist's wife 'Teeny Duchamp' (on a label under glass inside the lid of the box); signed, dated, inscribed and numbered 'MARCEL DUCHAMP in cooperation with MAN RAY: Frames from projected stereoscopic film, 1920 Edition of ten signed and numbered copies printed in 1973 from the original negative COPY NUMBER SEVEN Man Ray' (on a label on the lid of the box)
    stereoscope containing two pieces of photographic film, inside a wooden box
    The box: 7 1/4 x 6 1/4 x 4 1/2 in. (18.3 x 16 x 11.4 cm.)
    Conceived in 1925; this work executed in 1973 in an edition of ten


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    Jacqueline Matisse Monnier and the Association Marcel Duchamp have confirmed the authenticity of this work.

    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, and thence by descent to the present owner.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note: the edition number for this work is seven. Jacqueline Matisse Monnier and the Association Marcel Duchamp have confirmed the authenticity of this work.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE ENRICO PEDRINI, GENOA


    Literature

    E. Pedrini, La Macchina Quantica e la Seconda Avanguardia, Milan, 1989 (illustrated).
    A. Schwarz, The Complete Works of Marcel Duchamp, New York, 1997, no. 410, p. 707 (the film illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Florence, Galleria Vivita, Man Ray, December - February 1986.