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Marcel Duchamp

Blainville 1887 – 1968 Paris

”From or by Marcel Duchamp or Rrose Sélavy (The Box in a valise)”. 1961

Original box covered with green linen with altogether 4 miniature objects and 64 reproductions after original works of the artist. Box: 40,7 × 37,4 × 9 cm. (16 × 14 ¾ × 3 ½ in.) Estate Serge Stauffer, Zurich. Catalogue raisonné: Schwarz 484 (Series D). With a confirmation (duplicate) of the Association Marcel Duchamp, Paris, dated 7 July 2021.  [3052]

ProvenanceEstate Serge Stauffer

EUR 100.000 – 150.000
USD 116,000 – 174,000

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143,750 EUR (incl. premium)

„From or by Marcel Duchamp or Rrose Sélavy (The Box in a valise)“

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The green box of the series D contains 68 replicas and reproductions after original works Duchamps. According to the catalogue raisonné by Arturo Schwarz it contains replicas of the following numbers: 181, 185, 191, 206, 214, 221-223, 229-231, 233-235, 238, 239, 245, 246, 248-253, 264, 270, 271, 278, 282, 283, 291, 328, 332, 339, 340 (2 reproductions), 342-345, 350, 351, 354, 355, 362, 365, 367, 369, 374-376, 379 (2 reproductions), 380 (2 reproductions), 382, 383, 390, 391, 397, 403, 404 (2 reproductions), 406, 409 (2 reproductions), 441, 480.

Literature and IllustrationEcke Bonk: Marcel Duchamp: die grosse Schachtel / de ou par Marcel Duchamp ou Rrose Sélavy. Inventar einer Edition. Munich, Schirmer/Mosel, 1989, ill. p. 300

Essay about this artwork by Shantala Branca.

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