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Marcel Duchamp (French, 1887-1968) Rotorelief

Auction:
3248B
Lot:
66
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3248B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 10, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Marcel Duchamp (French, 1887-1968)

Rotorelief, 1935, from the 1965 edition of 150 (Schwarz, 294e). Signed, dated, numbered, and titled "Marcel Duchamp 1965...44/150" incised into copper plaque affixed to interior. Mixed media multiple with single lithographed disk mounted to a plate mounted to electric motor, housed in a velvet-covered box.
Condition: Electrical cord in need of repair/replacement, losses to surface of disc, wear to velvet at corners.

N.B. The work was initially produced in 1935. Subsequent editions of various sizes and with varying numbers of discs were created in 1953, 1959, 1963, and 1965.
Estimate $800-1,200

Electrical cord in need of repair/replacement, losses to the surface of disc, wear to velvet at corners.


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Artists, Dada, Duchamp, Found object, French artists, Marcel, Marcel Duchamp, Visual arts

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