MARCEL DUCHAMP (1887-1968)
MARCEL DUCHAMP (1887-1968)
MARCEL DUCHAMP (1887-1968)
MARCEL DUCHAMP (1887-1968)
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MARCEL DUCHAMP (1887-1968)

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MARCEL DUCHAMP (1887-1968)
Prière de toucher
Pink paper-covered pasteboard chemise with printed paper label, lettered in black on spine panel and mounted with the female foam rubber breast created by Duchamp in collaboration with Enrico Donati for the deluxe edition of 950
Book cover: 9 ¼ x 8 1⁄8 in. (23.5 x 20.5 cm.)
The present work is number 764 of 999
Provenance
Sean Kelly Gallery, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2002.
Literature
R. Lebel, Marcel Duchamp, New York, 1959, no. 191, p. 175 (the unique work illustrated pl. 118).
A. Schwarz, The Complete Works of Marcel Duchamp, vol. II, New York, 1997, no. 523, pp. 787-788 (the unique work illustrated p. 788).
P. Hulten (ed.), Marcel Duchamp, Work and Life, Boston, 1993, no. 1.3, p. 147 (the unique work illustrated).
Exhibited
Nîmes, Carré d'Art, The Unpredictables, Norman Foster et l'art contemporain, May - September 2013.
Further details
The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by the Association Marcel Duchamp.

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