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Marcel Duchamp

Le Grand Verre (miniature)

VAT standard rateArtist's Resale Right

Estimate:

10,000

to
- 15,000 EUR

Marcel Duchamp

Marcel Duchamp

Le Grand Verre (miniature)

Le Grand Verre (miniature)

Estimate:

10,000

to
- 15,000 EUR

Lot sold:

47,880

EUR

Marcel Duchamp

1887 - 1968

Le Grand Verre (miniature)

 

celluloid proof coloured with stencil of a reproduction of the Grand Verre executed for the Boîte-en-Valise in the 1960s

Executed in 1938-39.

32 x 20 cm; 12⅝ x 7⅞ in.

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Marcel Duchamp

1887 - 1968

Le Grand Verre (miniature)


épreuve sur celluloïd coloriée au pochoir d'une reproduction du Grand Verre réalisé pour la Boîte-en-Valise dans les années 1960

Exécuté en 1938-39.

32 x 20 cm; 12⅝ x 7⅞ in.

Celluloid proof coloured with stencil, not laid down and sandwiched between glass. The sheet is undulating. There are tears running across the lower right quadrant and additional repaired tears and creases in places notably to the upper right quadrant. There are scattered glue remnants. There are dots of paint losses. There is yellowing to the celluloid proof and dots of oxidation, notably to the upper left quadrant.


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Please note that this lot will be subject to the Artist’s Resale Right. Please refer to the digital/printed catalogue for more information. Veuillez noter que ce lot est assujetti au droit de suite. Veuillez-vous référer au catalogue digital/imprimé pour plus d’informations.

Christo and Jeanne-Claude Collection (traded with Teeny Duchamp in 1968)

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Collection Christo et Jeanne-Claude (échangé avec Teeny Duchamp en 1968)

Exh. Cat., Collection d’Artistes, – Collection Lambert, Avignon, 2001, p. 52, illustrated in colour

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Catalogue d’exposition, Collection d’Artistes – Collection Lambert, Avignon, 2001, p. 52, reproduit en couleurs