Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968)
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Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968)

Couverture-cigarette, 1935-36

Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968)
Couverture-cigarette, 1935-36
hand coloured photograph
signed 'Marcel Duchamp' in pencil (on a green label affixed to the lower edge of the mat)
image/sheet: 11 ¾ x 7 7/8in. (29.8 x 20cm.)

Another variant is in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Georges Hugnet.
Myrtille Hugnet, Paris.
Timothy Baum, New York.
Robert Shapazian, Los Angeles, 1984.
His sale, Christie's New York, 11 November 2010, lot 127.
Private Collection, France.
Anon. sale, Sotheby's Paris, 6 June 2013, lot 13.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
G. Hugnet, La Septième Face du dé: Poèmes-Découpages, Paris 1936 (illustrated in colour, front and back covers).
A. Schwarz, The Complete Works of Marcel Duchamp, vol. II, New York 1997 (illustrated, p. 733).
F. Naumann, Marcel Duchamp: The Art of Making Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction, New York 1999, (illustrated, pp. 129 and 131).

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.
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Please note that the Association Marcel Duchamp will re-examine this work after the sale in order to confirm a duplicate certificate.

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