11 November 2010
Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968)
Nude Descending a Staircase, No. 2
signed, inscribed and dated 'Dec 37 M Duchamp' (on the stamp)
pochoir-colored reproduction and a French 5-centime revenue stamp
13 3/8 x 7 7/8 in. (34 x 20 cm.)
Executed in 1937.
George Hoyningen-Huene, Los Angeles
Bevan Davies Books, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1982
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A. Schwarz, The Complete Works of Marcel Duchamp, vol. II, New York, 1997, p. 745, no. 458 (illustrated).
This work has been authenticated by Mme Jacqueline Matisse Monnier and the Association Marcel Duchamp.
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