2 - 3 November 1999
MARCEL DUCHAMP (1887-1968)
Various Authors, View, New York, Marcel Duchamp, 1945 (see Schwarz 283)
the magazine containing Pharmacy, a rectified readymade with hand-coloring, after the original readymade of 1914, on wove papers, Pharmacy tipped to a support sheet (as issued) and signed and dated '45 in pencil, numbered 66/100, the magazine View with various reproductions and text, published in an edition of 100, bound (as issued), one of a small number of copies signed on the endpaper by the contributors, in very good condition, original cloth-covered boards, inscribed '66 in red on the cover (pale time staining, minor wear). 330 x 255 mm.
330 x 255mm.
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