Marcel Duchamp, ‘La Boite-en-Valise (The Box in a Suitcase).’, 1958, Peter Harrington Gallery
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Marcel Duchamp

La Boite-en-Valise (The Box in a Suitcase)., 1958

68 miniature replicas and colour reproductions of works by Marcel Duchamp inserted or placed loosely as issued in the original grey coarse-weave cloth box
15 7/10 × 14 4/5 × 3 3/5 in
40 × 37.6 × 9.2 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Signature
This edition 'C' is usually unsigned but this example has three signed presentations from Duchamp, two dated '1958', on the upper cover of the contents in white paint: 'To Art Buchwald / Marcel Duchamp / Cordialement / 1958' to the inserted bifolium with a colour reproduction of Duchamp's 'Rotorelief / Disque Optique' in blue ink: 'pour Art Buchwald / Cordialement / Marcel Duchamp / 1958' and to the sheet reproducing the 'Cimetière des Uniformes et Livrées' in blue ink: 'To Buchwald / Art Marcel Duchamp'.
Marcel Duchamp
French, 1887–1968
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Associated with the Dada, Surrealist, Cubist, and Futurist movements, Marcel Duchamp radically …

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Associated with the Dada, Surrealist, Cubist, and Futurist movements, Marcel Duchamp radically subverted conventional practices of artmaking and display, challenging such weighty notions as the hand of the artist and the sanctity of the art object. Duchamp’s depiction of dynamic Cubist forms in Nude Descending a …

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Marcel Duchamp, ‘La Boite-en-Valise (The Box in a Suitcase).’, 1958, Peter Harrington Gallery
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About the work
Signature
This edition 'C' is usually unsigned but this example has three signed presentations from Duchamp, two dated '1958', on the upper cover of the contents in white paint: 'To Art Buchwald / Marcel Duchamp / Cordialement / 1958' to the inserted bifolium with a colour reproduction of Duchamp's 'Rotorelief / Disque Optique' in blue ink: 'pour Art Buchwald / Cordialement / Marcel Duchamp / 1958' and to the sheet reproducing the 'Cimetière des Uniformes et Livrées' in blue ink: 'To Buchwald / Art Marcel Duchamp'.
Marcel Duchamp
French, 1887–1968
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Associated with the Dada, Surrealist, Cubist, and Futurist movements, Marcel Duchamp radically …

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Associated with the Dada, Surrealist, Cubist, and Futurist movements, Marcel Duchamp radically subverted conventional practices of artmaking and display, challenging such weighty notions as the hand of the artist and the sanctity of the art object. Duchamp’s depiction of dynamic Cubist forms in Nude Descending a …

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Marcel Duchamp

La Boite-en-Valise (The Box in a Suitcase)., 1958

68 miniature replicas and colour reproductions of works by Marcel Duchamp inserted or placed loosely as issued in the original grey coarse-weave cloth box
15 7/10 × 14 4/5 × 3 3/5 in
40 × 37.6 × 9.2 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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